Tokyo Paralympics: Bhavinaben Patel speaks to PM Modi after winning her silver medal.© Twitter
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday spoke to Para table tennis player Bhavinaben Patel and congratulated her on winning a silver medal at Tokyo Paralympics. The Prime Minister lauded her efforts and told Bhavina that she has scripted history. He wished her the very best for her future endeavours, sources said. Bhavinaben Patel hails from Sundhiya in Vadnagar, Mehsana. PM Modi told her that he’s been to Sundhiya often and asked her who all from her family are still there, to which Bhavinaben replied that both her parents are there.
Silver Medalist, @Bhavina59068010 receives a congratulatory call from Honourable PM Shri @narendramodi after winning a historic medal in #ParaTableTennis at #Tokyo2020 #Paralympics #Cheer4India #Praise4Para pic.twitter.com/3tGK3MTSEX
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President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, PM Modi and other leaders congratulated India’s para table tennis player Bhavinaben Hasmukhbhai Patel who clinched a silver medal at the Tokyo Paralympics on Sunday.
Congratulating Patel for “scripting history”, PM Modi said her life journey is motivating and will draw more youngsters towards sports.
PM Modi tweeted, “The remarkable Bhavina Patel has scripted history! She brings home a historic Silver medal. Congratulations to her for it. Her life journey is motivating and will also draw more youngsters towards sports.”
India’s para table tennis player Bhavinaben Hasmukhbhai Patel won silver as she lost the gold medal match to China’s Zhou Ying 3-0 in the women’s singles – Class 4 at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium — Table 6 on Sunday.
With this silver medal, Bhavina became the first medal winner for India in this edition of the Games.
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