New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today congratulated Viswanathan Anand for winning the fifth World Chess Championship, saying he had made the nation proud.
"You are a great inspiration to the youth of our country, particularly the sports enthusiasts. You have made the nation proud of you with this monumental achievement," Singh said in his message.
The Prime Minister wished Anand many more successes in the future.
I`ve always said the person who wins the world championship this year is the person who does the best job on the circuit, but that does not seem the way it is at the moment.