SM Krishna told Paes to 'sacrifice'

Published: Jun 22, 2012, 13:17 IST | IANS

External Affairs Minister feels the drama regarding the tennis row should be put to and end.

India's External Affairs Minister S M Krishna played a key role in convincing Leander Paes to pair-up with Vishnu Vardhan and end the week-long drama over the selection of men's doubles team for Olympics.

Leander Paes. Photo: Atul Kamble

“Mr Krishna personally spoke with Leander and told him that he should make some sacrifices for the nation,” AITA secretary-general Bharat Oza told IANS.

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