Report: Sitaram Mewati | MM
Mumbai’s BEST Open Deck Bus Nilambari would be a part of historical moment in Hyedrabad. India’s Olympic silver medalist P V Sindhu and her coach P. Gopichand would be travelling on Nilamaberi on their arrival from Rio at Hyedrabad Airport on Monday. The Nilambari has already commenced its journey to Hyedrabad on Sunday morning at 09.00 a.m. along with team of drivers and maintenance staff to reach Hyedrabad on Monday. The distance between Mumbai and Hyedrabad is approximately 708 kilometer.
The government of Telangana had requested BEST undertaking to provide the Double decker open deck bus for receiving them and carrying out the victory rally in Hyderabad. On their request BEST has happily provided its open deck double decker bus Nilambari for carrying out the victory rally. The rally would be an historical moment and would remain on record forever.
Chairman BEST expressed satisfaction of the fact that we have accepted the challenge of being a part of the event at such a short notice. Jagdish Patil-General Manager BEST said “It was an honour to be a part of the victory celebrations. The bus would do a journey of almost 1600 kms which itself is quite remarkable. Congratulatory wishes shall be given to P V Sindhu by the team on behalf of BEST. Also a poster to that effect shall be displayed on the bus”.
A grand welcome will be accorded to Rio Olympics silver medalist PV Sindhu when the badminton star arrives in Hyderabad on Monday. Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) is making large-scale arrangements to welcome the Hyderabadi, who became the first woman to win an Olympic silver medal for the country.
It may be noted thay The Nilamabri was also a part of welcoming T 20 to cheer Team India after their victory in 2007. The victory procession began in open deck double-decker bus from Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport Sahar to the Wankhede Stadium in Churchgate. The open-top double-decker bus exotically named Neelambari was rechristened temporarily as Vijay Rath.