Lok Sabha congratulates Sania, Paes, Sumit, Shubham

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New Delhi, July 22: Lok Sabha today congratulated tennis stars Sania Mirza, Leander Paes and Sumit Nagal and golfer Shubham Jaglan for bringing laurels to the country in international tournaments.

While Mirza, Paes and Nagal won Wimbledon trophies, milkman's 10-year-old son Jaglan won Junior World Golf Championship in the US.

Paes (left) and Martina Hingis with their trophies at Wimbledon

"I am sure all of you will join me in extending our felicitations to tennis star Sania Mirza for becoming the first woman tennis player from India for winning the Wimbledon women's doubles title on July 11, 2015.

"The House also congratulates Leander Paes for winning the Wimbledon mixed doubles title and 17-year old Sumit Nagal for winning the Wimbledon junior doubles trophy on July 12, 2015," Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said amidst applause from the members of the House.

Mahajan also congratulated 10-year-old Subham Jaglan for winning the Junior World Golf Championship at San Diego in the United States on July 17, 2015.

"These stupendous achievements are a matter of national pride and will be a source of inspiration for all our budding sports persons. We convey our best wishes to Sania Mirza, Leander Paes, Sumit Nagal and Shubham Jaglan for their future endeavours," she said.


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