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Watch: Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju Plays Table Tennis With National Champion Sreeja Akula

First Published: 19th March, 2023 7:56 IST

In the video, the two seem to enjoy during the game. "After a long time I managed sometime to play Table Tennis shots with defending Indian Women's Table Tennis Champion

Known for his role as a source of inspiration among the citizens in promoting sports and setting fitness goals, Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju has shared a video of himself playing table tennis with national champion Sreeja Akula.

In the video, the two seem to enjoy during the game. “After a long time I managed sometime to play Table Tennis shots with defending Indian Women’s Table Tennis Champion Sreeja Akula,” the Union minister stated in his post.

Kiren Rijiju tweeted on his own post and said,”Edited the video to show only those shots which I won 🏓 🙂 @SreejaAkula31,” as he replied to Sreeja Akula who had tweeted, “It was an honour to play table tennis with you sir! 🙌🏼”

Since being shared, many social media users have commented on the post.

“Wow sir Kya baat hai,” said an user.

“@KirenRijiju Sir you gave a tough fight to Sreeja Akula @SreejaAkula31. No less than a champ. Indeed an inspiration to the aspiring generations,” said a user.

“Sir you seem to be a defending champion 😅,” commented another person.

“You have a strong backhand 👍🙏,”said another user.

“Incredible skill Sir and fitness too 👏 👌,” said a user.

Sreeja Akula, the national women’s table tennis champion won a Commonwealth Games gold for her nation in the mixed doubles in Birmingham last year with Indian legend Sharath Kamal by her side. AKula won her first national title in April last year in the 83rd Senior National Table Tennis Championship held in Shillong.

Source: NDTV

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