New Delhi: India pacer Ishant Sharma, who is all set to tie the knot with fiancee Pratima Singh on December 9, has personally invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to his wedding.
Ishant, 28, and his fiancee Pratima met PM today and shared a Twitter post, thanking Modi "for his time and for all that he has done for the country."
— Ishant Sharma (@ImIshant) December 2, 2016
Their engagement ceremony was held on June 19 and the marriage is scheduled for December 9.
Pratima Singh is a basketball player hailing from Varanasi and had represented the country at various International events including Asian Games.
Famous as 'Singh Sisters' in the country's basketball fraternity, Pratima is the youngest among five sisters.
It's a become a trend in India for celebrities, specially cricketers, to invite PM to their weddings. Last week, Yuvraj Singh invited Modi to his wedding reception to be held in Delhi.
Ishant missed out on the first three matches of the India-England Test series because of chikungunya, and has been drafted as the 16th member of the Delhi Ranji Trophy team.