Badminton Star Saina Nehwal joined BJP. She joined the party at the Delhi headquarters a little while ago. The party’s National General Secretary Arun Singh invited her into the party and gave her the party membership. She is likely to campaign for the party in Delhi elections.
“I can see Prime Minister Narendra Modi does so much for the country, I want to do something for the country with him,” the shuttler said, wearing the BJP scarf. I draw a lot of inspiration from Narendra sir,” she said to the media after joining the party.
Political Observers say that Haryana-born Saina Nehwal is a major acquisition for the party in the middle of the Delhi poll campaign; she is one of the most popular sportspersons in India with a huge fan following and brand value. She is preparing for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Saina is a former World Number 1 and has been honored with the country’s top sporting awards like the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna and Arjuna Award. She was also awarded the Padma Bhushan in 2016.