District Officer of Gautam Buddha Nagar qualified in Paralympic: You must have heard that bureaucrats also go to the Olympics, but with different responsibilities. But going as an athlete, this has rarely happened. And by qualifying in Paralympic badminton, Suhas Yathiraj, District Officer of Gautam Buddha Nagar has done the same feat. Suhas Yathiraj is a 2007 batch IAS officer from Uttar Pradesh. He has qualified in the badminton event of Paralympics. Suhas is also the District Magistrate of Gautam Buddha Nagar.
Suhas is the first bureaucrat of the country, who had brought a medal for the country in any international badminton championship before. Suhas Yathiraj is the bronze medalist at the Asian Para Games in Jakarta in 2018 and the gold medalist at the 2016 Asian Championships in China.
Suhas has won medals in many international competitions for the country. Now this IAS officer has brought laurels to the country by qualifying in Paralympics. At present, Suhas is the world number second player in the world ranking of para badminton.