New Delhi,Aug 17: Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended a rousing welcome to the first Indian Olympics Fencer CA Bhavani Devi on Monday
Modi said to Bhavani,’You are like Jhansi Ke Rani Beta’, while hosting a high tea party to the Olympians.
Comparing her with the heroic queen of Jhansi Laxmi Bai, he said “qualifying in a new sport like Fencing for the first time is not easy .You have introduced a new sport to the nation and made every one of us proud. Your achievements has Motivated entire Nation’s Youth and Children to join the sport’.
On the other hand, Bhavani felt very proud and said, ‘I will try next time to fly the Tri-Color higher’.