Munna Khalid, a Ph.D. student enrolled at the Hindi Department, Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) won two bronze medals in the 4th National Para Badminton Championship organised by Para Sports Association of Odisha from 24th-26th December 2021 at Bhubaneswar. Khalid secured one bronze medal in a single event and the other bronze in the doubles event partnering with Suresh Kadki.
He has become the first player from the State of NCT of Delhi to have won a medal in any National Level Para-Badminton Championship. “I am very happy and it is my dream to win a medal for India in the Paralympics at the international level,” said Khalid.
JMI Vice-Chancellor Prof. Najma Akhtar congratulated Khalid for the achievement and wished him success in his future endeavors. Before enrolling for his Ph.D., Khalid also did BA (Hons.) Hindi, Master of Social Work (MSW), and MA (Hindi) programs from JMI.