Ace badminton player Saina Nehwal may join BJP

New Delhi: Badminton champion Saina Nehwal is all likely to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday.

The news agency ANI said shortly after 12.00 pm that an announcement was imminent.

Born in Haryana, Saina Nehwal is one of India’s most successful athletes, with both Olympics and Commonwealth Games medals under her belt.

In 2015, the 29-year-old became the first Indian woman shuttler to achieve the World No. 1 ranking. She is currently ranked ninth.