Watch: President Droupadi Murmu plays badminton with ace shuttler Saina Nehwal | India News

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NEW DELHI: President Droupadi Murmu expressed her passion for sports and games during a friendly badminton match with the renowned player Saina Nehwal at the Rashtrapati Bhavan‘s Badminton Court.
A video of the President playing against Nehwal was posted on the official Instagram handle describing it as inspirational.

Rashtrapati Bhavan also shared the details of the game on social media referring to Nehwal as an “iconic Indian sportsperson”.
“President Droupadi Murmu’s natural love for sports and games was seen when she played badminton with the much-celebrated player Ms. Saina Nehwal at the Badminton Court in Rashtrapati Bhavan. The President’s inspiring step is in keeping with India’s emergence as a badminton-power house, with women-players making a great impact on the world stage. As part of the ‘Her Story – My Story’ lecture series featuring women Padma Awardees, Ms. Saina Nehwal, an iconic Indian sportsperson, honoured with Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan, will deliver a talk and interact with the audience at the Rashtrapati Bhavan Cultural Centre tomorrow,” described the Rashtrapati Bhawan in a post on X.
Saina Nehwal also expressed her delight on getting the chance to play with the President. “Honoured to play with President of India .. what a memorable day of my life. Thank you so much President mam for playing badminton with me,” said Nehwal in her social media posts.

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