Indian tennis star Sania Mirza on Thursday thanked Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju and others for their prompt intervention in getting her son and sister’s UK visas cleared. Now both of them can go with him in the tournament organized for the preparation of the Olympics.
The 34-year-old six doubles Grand Slam winner took to Twitter to
Responding to Sania’s tweet, Rijiju wished her all the best for the Olympics. Rijiju tweeted, ‘India is proud of your achievements. As you prepare to represent India again in the upcoming Olympics, our best wishes are with you and the entire Indian Olympic contingent.
Sania, who is part of the government’s ‘Target Olympic Podium Scheme’ (TOPS), had got a visa, but her son and his caregiver did not get a visa due to travel restrictions imposed due to rising cases of corona virus in India.