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‘Just getting more time to dance’ - Manika Batra on life under lockdown


India's Manika Batra severs during a match(PTI)

India star paddler Manika Batra is currently at her home in New Delhi as Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day complete lockdown in the country in order to tackle the threat posed by coronavirus pandemic. Currently placed at 47th rank as per ITTF rankings, Batra was expected to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics due to her high ranking. But now, COVID-19 scare has led to postponement of the Games, and the Indian table tennis player is keeping herself busy with ‘dance’ and ‘motivational stories’.

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