Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday congratulated shuttler P V Sindhu for reaching the final of women’s singles event at the ongoing Rio Olympics.

"Proud of you #PVSindhu. Well done. All the best for finals #Rio2016," Banerjee tweeted.

Sindhu beat Nozomi Okuhara 21-19, 21-10 in the semi-final and assured herself and the country of a silver medal.