KCR praises Sindhu, Gopi to sky
HYDERABAD: Telangana Chief Minister Kalvakuntla Chandrasekhara Rao (KCR) presented a cheque for Rs. 5 crores to Sindhu and another cheque for Rs. 1 crore to Gopichand. Rio medal winners Sindhu, Sakshi and Deepankar, who stood in the fourth place, in gymnastics were selected for Khel Ratna Awards. The union Government announced the awards on Monday.
In Hyderabad today, people in great number throng at Shamshabad airport to welcome Olympic Silver medal winner PV Sindhu and her famous couch P Gopichand. Telangana transport Minister Mahendar Reddy arranged double decker open air bus for carrying Sindhu and Gopichand from airport to Gachibowli.
Earlier, KCR’s son and IT Minister K Taraka Rama Rao (KTR) presented a momento to Sindhu at Pullela Gopichand Academy at Gachhibowli. Sindhu and Gopichand arrived at the Academy at the head of a long victory rally that took several hours to reach Gachhibowli from Samshabad airport.