Sindhu pays thanksgiving visit to Lord Venkateswara temple


Tirupati: Newly crowned world badminton champion P V Sindhu on Friday offered prayers at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara in nearby Tirumala.

An ardent devotee of Lord Venkateswara, Sindhu was on a thanksgiving visit to the ancient temple after becoming the first ever Indian to win the world title at the championships held in Switzerland on Sunday.

The 24-year-old ace shuttler accompanied by her parents arrived at the sacred Tirumala Hills on Thursday evening after offering prayers at the Goddess Sri Padmavathi temple in Tiruchanur near here, a temple official told PTI. (PTI)