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“Scripted History”: PM Modi congratulates Bhavinaben Patel on Tokyo paralympics silver

New Delhi After Bhavinaben Patel won the silver medal in table tennis women’s singles (Class 4) at the Tokyo Paralympics, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to congratulate her for ‘scripting history’. Bhavinaben Patel went down fighting to China’s Ying Zhou in the final on Sunday.

“The remarkable Bhavina Patel has scripted history! She brings home a historic Silver medal. Congratulations to her for it,” PM Modi tweeted. “Her life journey is motivating and will also draw more youngsters towards sports,” he added.


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