Rio 2016 Olympic Silver medalist P.V. Sindhu was given a red carpet welcome at home in Hyderabad today. Four ministers of Telangana government have received her at the Shamshabad airport when the talented shuttler landed in Hyderabad this morning by a decked up, open deck double-decker bus of Mumbai’s BEST. Commissioner of GHMC Mr P Janardana Reddy was also present at the airport.
Enroute to Gachchibowli statdium where SIndhu and Gopi wil be given a grand reception, several school children have showered petals as a mark of their love and affection for the duo. A massive rally was taken out from airport to the stadium
The BEST, which runs the public bus services for Mumbai, Thane and Raigad, has dispatched post-haste one of its best — Nilambari Bus – has provided the bus to ferry Sindhu and her coach P. Gopichand from the airport to the place where both will be given a civic reception.
“Telangana government has requested the bus for receiving them and carrying out a victory rally in Hyderabad today (Monday),” a Maharashtra government spokesperson said.
The BEST sent a Nilambari open-deck double-decker from Mumbai to Hyderabad on Sunday morning along with a team of drivers and maintenance staff.
After travelling around 1,600 kms, the bus reached Hyderabad late Sunday and readied to picking up Sindhu and Gopichand from the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport a short while from now.
BrihanMumbai Electric Supply & Transport Chairman Jagdish Patil said: “It was an honour to be part of the celebrations.”
“Congratulatory wishes shall be given to Sindhu by the team on behalf of BEST and a poster to that effect shall be displayed on the bus,” Patil said.