Star Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal Thursday said she is "hurt and sad" that she is yet to receive the Rs.50 lakh cash award promised by the Andhra Pradesh state government for winning the bronze medal at the 2012 London Olympics. (Saina Nehwal pulls out of CWG 2014)
The 24-year-old, who has skipped the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, congratulated tennis star Sania Mirza for being named the brand ambassador of India's 29th and newest state Telangana. (Extremely difficult but important decision: Saina)
Saina's comments came after Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao Tuesday announced a Rs.1 crore cash grant for Sania towards her training.