Nirmala Sitharaman meets Laxman, Gopichand, Sania as part of ‘Sampark for Samarthan’

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Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman with former Indian cricketer VVS Laxman

Hyderabad: The three sports icons of the city — VVS Laxman, Pullela Gopichand and Sania Mirza — had a distinguished visitor in Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman as part of the ‘Sampark for Samarthan’ campaign on Saturday.

While meeting the three sports personalities, Sitharaman talked about the work done in the Narendra Modi-led NDA government over the last four years.

Laxman tweeted: Was wonderful meeting Hon. Defence Minister Smt. @nsitharaman and was really inspired by her passion and zeal to serve our country.said it was a pleasant visit.

Later speaking to Telangana Today, Laxman said it was a great honour to host the defence minister at his residence. “It was a great gesture on her part to my family.

She explained about the development work done in the last four years.’’