Mamata congratulates PV Sindhu for her performance

Kolkata, Aug 19 (PTI) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today congratulated P V Sindhu for her performance at the Rio Olympics and said her performance will inspire the youth of India.

"Proud of India's silver girl #Rio2016 @Pvsindhu1. Your great performance will inspire the youth of India to follow their dreams. Jai Hind," Banerjee said in a tweet. 

P V Sindhu's gallant attempt to win a coveted gold medal for India ended in heart-break when she went down fighting against Spain's Carolina Marin and settled for a silver in the women's singles badminton competition at the Rio Olympics today.

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