Rio Olympics bronze medallist Sakshi Malik met with PM Narendra Modi at a dinner held for all the Khel Ratna awardees on Sunday.
She met PM Modi a day before she was to receive the Khel Ratna from the President.
Recalling her meeting with PM Modi, Sakshi said, Unhone Mujhse Poocha “Maarogi To Nahi” He asked me hope I won’t hit him). And telling about her response, Sakshi says ” “I told him ‘Sir I am wrestler only when I am on the mat but outside it, I am just like any other girl’.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 28, 2016
Sakshi had received a number of felicitations for her great achievement. On Sunday morning, she met Sachin Tendulkar and had received a BMW X1 as a gift.
“Obviously, it’s great to meet all these legends of the sport like Sachin sir and Sehwag sir. I am enjoying but soon I will be back to my training and will continue to do what I do best,” Sakshi said.
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