Odisha CM congratulates Pramod Bhagat for historic gold medal win at Paralympics

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today congratulated Pramod Bhagat on becoming the first badminton player from India to win a gold medal at Tokyo Paralympics 2020.

Patnaik took to Twitter to extend his best wishes to the 33-year-old homegrown badminton player and said, “your achievement has brought laurels to the entire nation. Wish you a bright future.”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also congratulated the badminton player for his achievement.

‘Pramod Bhagat has won the hearts of the entire nation. He is a Champion, whose success will motivate millions. He showed remarkable resilience and determination,’ the PM tweeted.

Creating history, Bhagat defeated Great Britain’s Daniel Bathell 2-0 in the Men’s Singles SL3 final to win gold medal at the Paralympic Games.

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