It was Pride, Privilege and Pleasure to receive our Powerpuff girl Rutuja Bhosale at the Pune Airport on her return back home after winning the coveted Gold Medal with Rohan Bopanna in the Tennis Mixed doubles at Hangzhou Asian Games on behalf of AITA , MSLTA PMDTA and the tennis fraternity of Pune alongside her coaches Kedar Shah Aniket Wakankar my colleagues at PMDTA, Deccan Gymkhana and PYC Gymkhana, HimanshuGosavi & Ashwin Girme
It was proud and emotional moment for all of us to see Rutuja wearing the Indian Jersey and her medal. She was given a rousing welcome at the airport by her parents Sampatrao and Neeta, her family, our tennis family, Police personnel who are colleagues of her father and hundreds of people from her native village Akluj who drove all the way to welcome her. She was cynosure of all the passengers at the airport and received a hero’s welcome with Dhols, Nagadas, local Halgi and Tutari band . Truly proud of her achievement and thanks to Rohan for guiding her to the Gold. On behalf of myself and MSLTA once again love to congratulate Her , her parents , her husband Swapnil and her coaches #edar Shah and Aniket Wakankar for all their efforts.