Indian Ace shuttler and Olympic 2016 silver medalist P.V.Sindhu has preferred Andhra Pradesh over Telangana to accept government job offer. She accepted the Group 1 job offered by Andhra Pradesh government following her Rio de Janeiro triumph. She is born in 1995 in Hyderabad, She accepted the job offer from Andhra Pradesh, the state from where her parents belongs.
Her mother Vijayalakshmi confirmed this news about her sindhu’s willingness to accept the offer of Deputy Collector. She said they were soon expecting appointment order. 21 year old shuttler has been working with Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd since 2013 and is currently an assistant manager at its Hyderabad office.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, While complimenting Sindu at a function here on her return from Olympics, had announced that the state will give a group-I officer job to the shuttler. According to sources, as a special case, she may get promotion as Indian Administrative Service officer in five years.
On its counterpart Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao had also offered a job to Sindhu and also felicitated her with Rs 5 crore cash reward, a residential plot in Hyderabad, while the Andhra government presented her a cash award worth Rs 3 crore and 1,000 square yard house site in Amaravati, the upcoming state capital near Vijayawada.
Both the states are in a bid to honor the shining badminton star, who although missed out on gold in Rio Olympics but she scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman athlete ever to win silver at the Olympics and became the fifth Indian woman to clinch a medal in Olympics history after Saina Nehwal, Mary Kom, Karnam Malleswari and Sakshi Malik.
Telangana claimed Sindhu as state’s pride because she was born and brought up in Hyderabad and also her father is from Telangana. But her mother is from Vijayawada. Both the South Indian states had claimed her as their own. Making the statement “Success has many fathers, failure is an orphan” true especially for Indian sportsman. One side Telangana politicians described her as daughter of Telangana, citied ‘Telangana bidda’ in Telugu and on the other side in Andhra Pradesh she got the title of Andhra girl, ‘Andhra Ammayi’ in Telugu.