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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The habit of speaking his mind is not considered for the National Sports Awards, badminton stars feel HS love. Another snub by Badminton Association of India (BAI) is in Arjuna Award Recommendations have overtaken Kerala player again maid The officers treated her as ‘stepmother’.
Badminton Association of India (BAI) on Tuesday recommended the top doubles pair Satvik Sairaj Rankhari And Chirag Shetty And Sameer Verma, the men’s singles player for the prestigious award. Prannoy said that he needed a response from the Sangh as to why his name was not included in the list despite continued performance.
“I have no problem with Sameer being recommended for the awards. My only question is why BAI did not recommend me. They could have suggested me as the fourth person along with Satwik, Chirag and Sameer, but such Neither happened, ”a fumigation Prannoy told TOI.
He said that badminton players in India need a voice within the association. “Both the president (Himanta Biswa Sarma) and the secretary (Ajay K. Singhania) are busy with their work and don’t have time to listen to what the players have to say,” Prannoy said. He said, “I have been on his blacklist for a long time because I constantly raise my voice.”
Earlier, Prannoy took to Twitter to express displeasure over the recommendation of the award. “#Arjunwads same old story. The boy who won a medal at CWG and Asian Championships is also not recommended by the association. And the boy who was not in any of these big events recommended #Ava #thiscountryisajoke,” Prannoy Tweeted

Prannoy has had a terrific performance in the last four years, and especially in 2018, when he won a gold medal as part of the Indian mixed team that became the first Commonwealth Games champion. In addition to winning a bronze at the Wuhan Asian Championships and achieving a career-best ranking of number 8 in the world, Prannoy defeated former world No.1 Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia and defeated Olympic champion Chen Long of China in consecutive matches at the Indonesian Open . She also reached the final of the US Open in 2018. At home, she defeated World No.2 Kidambi Srikanth in the final to win her first senior national championship title. He was also a part of the men’s team that won bronze medals at the Asia Team Championships in 2016 and 2020.
Of the three recommendations by the BAI, Satwik and Chirag have won silver in the 2018 CWG, but Sameer has never played in any prestigious tournament.
Meanwhile, the BAI said in its statement that it ‘closely assessed the performance of athletes and coaches during the last four years before sending names to the Sports Ministry for recommendation’.
Prannoy also said that he has not given an idea to nominate himself under the revised guidelines issued by the Sports Ministry for the Arjuna Award. “I haven’t thought about it. If I apply, it can seem as if I’m begging for an award. This award is not my priority. I want to know that BAI treats this step towards me. Showing why. ” ” he said.
Also in 2019, Prannoy took to Twitter to express his displeasure over Arjun being ignored. “If you ever want your name on the awards list, make sure you have people who will get your name on the list. Performance is considered the least in our country. The sad state of our county but it doesn’t help Can. Play as long as you can, “he then tweeted.


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