Photos: PV Sindhu gets rousing reception in Hyderabad

Updated: 26 August, 2016 14:40 IST
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    PV Sindhu and her coach P. Gopichand take part in a parade after arriving home from the Rio Olympics in Hyderabad on August 22, 2016. All pics/AFP
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    Sindhu, accompanied by coach Pullela Gopichand, was greeted by her parents -- P V Ramana and P Vijaya
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    Besides Sindhu’s parents, Telangana Deputy Chief Minister Mohd Mahmood Ali, and some ministers from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh were also present
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  • Photos: PV Sindhu gets rousing reception in Hyderabad
    Later, displaying the silver medal, she also waved to the cheering crowds from the open-top-motorcade as the procession began from the airport towards Gachibowli stadium
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    Fans lined the 20 km route from the airport to the stadium to catch a glimpse of the star
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    Politicians and officials welcomed Sindhu at special tents put up along the route
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    The Telangana government organised a gala felicitation in honour of the star shuttler at the Gachibowli
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    The Telangana government had announced Rs five crore cash reward for the 21-year-old, a 1,000 square yard housing site near the Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy in Gachibowli and suitable government job, if she is willing
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    The government had also announced cash prize of Rs one crore for Sindhu's coach P. Gopichand
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    Batting great Sachin Tendulkar will be presenting a BMW car to star shuttler PV Sindhu for bringing laurels to the country by winning a silver medal at the Rio Olympics
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Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu arrived this morning to a grand welcome at Hyderabad International Airport, amid scenes of jubilation and loud cheers from scores of people

First Published: 22 August, 2016 14:10 IST