Sonia Gandhi congratulates Sania Mirza for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award

By: | Published: August 30, 2015 10:57 AM

Congress Party President Sonia Gandhi has congratulated Sania Mirza for receiving the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.

Congress Party President Sonia Gandhi has congratulated Sania Mirza for receiving the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.

In a statement, Gandhi said the tennis star had done the nation proud and lauded Sania’s commitment and determination. She hailed her achievements in the sport.

Sania Mirza was conferred with the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, the country’s highest sporting honour, at a glittering ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Saturday.

She is the second tennis player to receive the sporting honour after Leander Paes.

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