30-08-201930-08-2019 15:33:24 IST
2019-08-30T10:03:24.387Z30-08-2019 2019-08-30T10:03:09.206Z - - 08-04-2020
Sports authorities of Visakhapatnam district found themselves in an embarrassing situation after a flex erected for celebration of National Sports Day showed Indian Tennis Player named as Legendary athlete PT Usha. The flex was erected near the Submarine museum in beach road were the celebrations were taking place.
Within no time, the picture of flex was everywhere on social media causing major embarrassment to the officials. Social media was soon abuzz pointing at the lack of basic knowledge about who our sports personalities are. However, the flex that made the officials a laughing stock was removed later.
Several flexes with pictures of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy and state Minister for Tourism, Culture and Youth Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao, were put out across the stretch. The flexes were aimed at promoting the YSRCP government’s “YSR Kreeda Protsahakalu.” CM Jagan Mohan Reddy had announced monetary awards for sportspersons who won medals at national level in the name of ‘YSR Kreeda Protsahakalu.’ The government was also determined to organize functions on the occasion of National Sports Day every year.
- AMULYA NINDRAKOLANU
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