Badminton ace Saina Nehwal will soon have her own land to build a badminton academy in Haryana state, the government has announced.

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This was announced by Sudhir Rajpal, managing director of Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (HSIIDC),  in Hyderabad on Sunday, when the team was present during a Pravasi Bharti Divas roadshow. HSIIDC, which is in Manesar in Gurgaon district, 45 km from New Delhi, will be providing the land to the international star.

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Rajpal also mentioned that providing the land to Nehwal would represent further promotion of sports in the state.

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Nehwal’s father, Harbir Singh, took the first step by proposing to set up a badminton academy in Haryana. Nehwal hails from Hyderabad and lives there, but her family originally belongs to Haryana.

This new initiative will surely inspire many aspiring badminton stars.

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