PV Sindhu fulfils pre-Olympic pledge, offers prayers at Hyderabad's Lal Darwaza temple

Rio Olympics silver medalist P V Sindhu offered thanksgiving prayers at the Akkanna Madanna Mahankali temple in the old city of Hyderabad

FP Staff August 27, 2016 15:35:55 IST
PV Sindhu fulfils pre-Olympic pledge, offers prayers at Hyderabad's Lal Darwaza temple
PV Sindhu fulfils preOlympic pledge offers prayers at Hyderabads Lal Darwaza temple

Rio Olympics silver medalist PV Sindhu offered thanksgiving prayers at the Mahankali temple in Hyderabad on Saturday. PTI

PV Sindhu fulfils preOlympic pledge offers prayers at Hyderabads Lal Darwaza temple

Clad in a 'half saree' and carrying a 'bonam' (offering) on her head, the star shuttler visited the temple in the old city's Mahankali area and offered prayers. PTI

PV Sindhu fulfils preOlympic pledge offers prayers at Hyderabads Lal Darwaza temple

Sindhu told reporters that she worships the deity every year. "I had pledged that if I win an Olympic medal, I will come again. Today, I have come here to fulfill that pledge," she said. PTI

Updated Date:

also read

VHP will reclaim original sites of Kashi, Mathura temples: Alok Kumar
India

VHP will reclaim original sites of Kashi, Mathura temples: Alok Kumar

Since the matters are in the courts, it would be appropriate if both sides await the court verdict, Alok Kumar said

Bihar: Communal tension erupts in Araria district over vandalisation of idol
India

Bihar: Communal tension erupts in Araria district over vandalisation of idol

Local BJP MP Pradeep Kumar Singh expressed outrage over the incident and gave a ‘24-hour ultimatum’ to the administration for bringing the culprits to justice

Railway connectivity to Konark soon: Ashwini Vaishnaw
India

Railway connectivity to Konark soon: Ashwini Vaishnaw

Noting that rail connectivity to Konark for visiting the famous Sun Temple will increase the footfall of tourists from the country and abroad, Vaishnaw said a survey will be conducted soon to connect Konark with railway lines