Chief minister J Jayalalithaa has conveyed her wishes to Olympic winners from India- P V Sindhu and Sakshi Malik
In a statement, she said, “On behalf of the people of Tamil Nadu and the Government of Tamil Nadu, I congratulate Ms. P V Sindhu and Ms. Sakshi Malik for their outstanding performances in the Olympic Games being held at Rio de Janeiro.”
She said they have both done the nation proud by winning a Silver and Bronze medal in Badminton and Freestyle Wrestling respectively. “Their hard work, determination and dedication have enabled them to scale such heights of brilliance in their chosen sport. They are a great source of inspiration for athletes and sportspersons all over India,” the CM said.
“In particular, they stand forth as a splendid example of what women can achieve when they set their minds to it and they are great role models for young women all over India,” she said.
“I also congratulate the parents of both Sindhu and Sakshi, their coaches and all other persons who have contributed to their success,” the CM added. DMK president M Karunanidhi and Superstar Rajinikanth too have greeted them, it may be noted.