Haldwani. The day of August 9 was very special for the country and especially for Uttarakhand because on this day after 16 years a son of Uttarakhand brought gold again for the country on the basis of his performance. Badminton men’s singles match at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games Gold from Lakshya Sen of Almora Medal ie Gold Medal. Earlier this opportunity came in the year 2006, when a Lal of Uttarakhand had brought a gold medal for the country and was covered in the whole world, and then this feat was done by Jaspal Rana, a resident of Tehri Garhwal.
Rana did three gold and one silver medals in the name of the country while performing his best in the Doha Asian Games held in 2006. After 16 years, the exploits of another Lal Lakshya Sen of Uttarakhand are discussed all over the world. All eyes were on the target game. As soon as Lakshya won the gold medal, the state’s Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami and Leader of Opposition Yashpal Arya congratulated Lakshya through social media. While sharing the video of Lakshya playing in the court, Dhami wrote, ‘Amazing Lakshya Sen! All the people of Uttarakhand are happy on this historic victory of yours.
All the people of Uttarakhand are happy on this historic victory of yours. pic.twitter.com/OgvnKcAxNr
— Pushkar Singh Dhami (@pushkardhami) August 8, 2022
Union Minister Ajay Bhatt wrote, In the #CommonwealthGames2022 released in Birmingham, Lakshya Sen dedicated the gold medal to India by winning the final of men’s singles badminton. Lakshya Sen ji you are deserving of congratulations. Entire India is happy with your success. whereas Former CM Harish Rawat congratulated Lakshya in such a way that he also set the Olympic target in front of him,
Rawat wrote, Lakshya Sen, Uttarakhand and Almora are proud of you. You have raised the prestige of the country by winning gold in the Commonwealth Games, many congratulations to you and hearty congratulations to your coach and your parents too. Wishing you all the best for the future, you have to win a gold medal in the Olympics as well.
Almora jumped on Lakshya’s gold
Family as well as relatives expressed great happiness on the success of Lakshya. Lakshya’s house was flooded with congratulations. in Almora Fufa Bharatendu Pant Said that he is consistently winning world-class titles according to his name. There itself, Lakshya’s aunt Geeta Pant He also said that he is making his name meaningful. Along with these, Almora Municipal President Prakash Joshi and Uttarakhand Badminton Association secretary BS Mankoti as well as many Almora residents also congratulated and congratulated them on the achievement of the target.
Originally a resident of Almora district, there was an influx of congratulators at the house of Lakshya Sen. Since Lakshya’s maternal uncle and aunt live in Haldwani, the congratulation continued at his house here as well.
(Additional input: Kishan Joshi)
FIRST PUBLISHED : August 09, 2022, 07:43 IST