President Murmu Plays Badminton with Saina Nehwal at Rashtrapati Bhavan

New Delhi: In a delightful display of her affinity for sports, President Droupadi Murmu engaged in a friendly badminton match today with renowned athlete Saina Nehwal at the Badminton Court within the precincts of Rashtrapati Bhavan.

President Murmu’s participation underscores her personal interest in sports and the promotion of physical fitness. Her initiative aligns with India’s burgeoning reputation as a powerhouse in badminton, particularly with female athletes making significant strides on the global stage.

The event coincides with the ongoing “Her Story – My Story” lecture series, which features distinguished women Padma Awardees. As part of this series, Saina Nehwal, an iconic figure in Indian sports, will deliver a lecture and engage with attendees at the Rashtrapati Bhavan Cultural Centre later today.

The friendly match not only highlights the President’s commitment to promoting sportsmanship but, also celebrates the achievements of Indian sportswomen who continue to inspire generations with their dedication and prowess.

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