Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hailed the performance of Indian Wushu players at the Asian Games underway in Jakarta, saying they are doing a wonderful job.
He said Surya Bhanu Pratap Singh's bronze medal in the 60-kg category is a matter of immense joy for every Indian.
In a series of tweets, he also appreciated the "phenomenal effort" by Narender Grewal. "Delighted that he has won the bronze in the Wushu 65 kg Sanda event. I am sure he will continue to make India proud in the times to come," Modi wrote.
Phenomenal effort by Narender Grewal! Delighted that he has won the Bronze in the Wushu 65 kg Sanda event. I am sure he will continue to make India proud in the times to come. #AsianGames2018 pic.twitter.com/IpPP1QBfQU— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 22, 2018
He also appreciated the performance of Santosh Kumar and N Roshibina Devi, saying "our Wushu champions are doing wonderfully in Jakarta".
Kumar and Roshibina Devi won bronze in separate Wushu events.
Modi also commended the shooters for bringing "more glory home".
"India congratulates Rahi Sarnobat for the well-deserved gold in the 25m air pistol event at the @asiangames2018," he said.
Well done N Roshibina Devi!— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 22, 2018
India’s Wushu champion excels on the world stage and wins a Bronze in the 60 kg Sanda event at the @asiangames2018. Congratulations to her and best wishes for future endeavours. pic.twitter.com/XYZlC8jLLf