PM congratulates Indian para badminton team, Rijiju awards cash prize

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"My happiness knows no bounds and it's beyond words as I felicitated our Para-Badminton player on winning 12 Medals at World Championship. A major decision is taken by Sports Ministry today. We will award handsome cash money to the players at the time of arrival itself," said Sports Miniter Kiren Rijiju. Photo: Twitter

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday (August 28) congratulated the Indian para-badminton team which won 12 medals at the BWF World Championship, saying their performance is motivating.

India finished with 12 medals, including three gold at the championship.

“130 crore Indians are extremely proud of the Indian Para-Badminton contingent … Congratulations to the entire team, whose success is extremely gladdening and motivating. Each of these players is remarkable,” the prime minister wrote on Twitter.