December 3, 2021



With Paralympics silver, Suhas Yathiraj smashes his way to IAS archives

Gautam Buddh Nagar (Noida) District Magistrate and shuttler Suhas Yathiraj’s Paralympics run finished with a silver decoration for India on Sunday, with the excursion likewise procuring him a spot in the archives of Indian Administrative Service (IAS).

The 38-year-old Suhas, who was outperformed by his kid favorite French opponent Lucas Mazur in a thrill ride of a last, turned into the main IAS official to have taken part as well as won a decoration in the Paralympics.”Congratulations Suhas L Y, IAS, DM G B Nagar (Noida) for winning the silver award in men’s singles SL4 para-badminton at Tokyo Paralympics. We and the whole country are pleased with you,” the IAS Association, a gathering of serving and resigned focal authoritative officials, tweeted.

The Indian Police Service (IPS) Association, as well, contributed with a salutary directive for the Karnataka-conceived UP framework IAS official, who has been at the bleeding edge of the COVID-19 pandemic administration in Gautam Buddh Nagar since end of March 2020.

Secretary, Inter-State Council Secretariat of Union Home Ministry, Sanjeev Gupta likewise stored acclaim on the 2007-group IAS official for his accomplishment.

“Suhas wins hearts. India lose another 63 min cliffhanger. He drove in decider as well yet change of court at 11-10 reversed the situation. Breathtaking accomplishment for which country is pleased. Unfortunately, second seed Tarun also loses Bronze play off. Avani Lekhara couldn’t make to the finals in the blended occasion,” the senior IAS official tweeted.Indian shuttler-cum-administrator Suhas Yathiraj was left with blended sentiments on Sunday after he finished his Paralympic crusade with a silver decoration, saying he has never felt so cheerful and frustrated simultaneously in his life.

The 38-year-old Noida District Magistrate created an engaging exhibition before barely going down 21-15 17-21 15-21 to double cross best on the planet Lucas Mazur of France in men’s singles SL4 class highest point conflict.

“Extremely enthusiastic (second). I have never been so glad thus disillusioned in my life simultaneously. Most cheerful in light of the silver decoration yet most disillusioned on the grounds that I missed the gold award just barely,” he said in the wake of dominating the game in a video message posted by the Paralympic Committee of India.

“Yet, fate gives what I merit and presumably I merit silver award so I am glad for that at any rate.”

Suhas, who has a disability in one of his lower legs, said he expected the public hymn to play at the Yoyogi public arena yet it was not to be as the gold award got past him.

“Indeed, that is the thing that you ask, that is the thing that you train for, that is the thing that you expectation and dream for,” said the world no 3 in SL4 class singles.

“As I said, I have never been so disillusioned and generally cheerful in my life, coming so close but then so far yet at the same time winning a Paralympic decoration is certainly not a little accomplishment and I am amazingly pleased for what I have done in most recent couple of days.”

A PC engineer, Suhas turned into an IAS official in 2007 and was at the cutting edge of the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic as Noida’s DM.

On Sunday, Suhas turned into the very first IAS official to win a decoration at the Paralympics.