Straight after table tennis player Manika Batra won the gold for India at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Australia, she became the sensational flavour of Twitter. Batra was noticed wearing nail paint of the Indian tricolour. And Twitter has been abuzz whether the player is patriotic or a hyper-nationalist. Well, the lady had achieved the historic feat on Sunday bringing laurels to India by winning a gold medal. Many people tweeted for her outstanding achievement on the social media platform and acknowledged her for being so patriotic, while some others made an accusation of being a hyper-nationalist.
Many people tweeted for her outstanding achievement on the social media platform and acknowledged her for being so patriotic, while some others made an accusation of being a hyper-nationalist. Manika Batra is leading the Indian table tennis women team bag the gold at the Gold Coast, in Australia. Meanwhile, the Indian table tennis women’s team put on a brilliant performance on Day fourth of the Gold Coast Commonwealth games where they defeated the Singapore team by 3-1 to clinch the gold. Moreover, this is the first time that India has won a gold at the multi-sport event. As per reports, India had earlier gone to the finals at the home edition in 2010 but finished in the fouth place.
India was leading with the help of Manika Batra’s victory over World No. 4 Tianwei Feng. Later Singapore came to an equivalent mode with India after Mengyu Yu defeated Madhurika Patkar in straight games. However, India then went on to win another two matches. Mouma Das and Madhurika Patkar defeated Yihan Zhou and Mengyu to make India retain the lead. In the final game, Manika played her second match of the finals and defeated Yihan Zhou to guide her team to receive the honour.