New Delhi, Mar 28: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated Saina Nehwal for becoming World Number 1 in badminton and making India proud. “The phenomenal accomplishments of @NSaina make us very proud. I congratulate her on being the World Number 1,” he tweeted.Also Read - Vishal Kotian Betrayed Karan Kundrra by Strategising With Shamita Shetty, Say Fans | India.com Twitter Poll - Bigg Boss 15

Saina scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman shuttler to attain the number one spot in world rankings, reaffirming her status as the country’s most consistent performer in the international circuit. Also Read - PM Modi Launches 7 New State-Run Defence Companies, Says They Will Become a Global Brand

The 25-year-old zoomed to the top after her closest challenger for the position, Spain’s Carolina Marin, lost in the India Open Super Series semifinal here. Also Read - Facebook Family Outage: Usage of Google Maps Surge 125 Times; Text, Call Up by 75 Times | Details Here