However, Telangana's Deputy Chief Minister Mohammad Mahmood Ali planned to welcome her differently. In a statement to news agency ANI, Mahmood Ali said that they would provide Sindhu with a 'proper coach'. "Sindhu is our daughter and she has made us proud. We are planning to give Sindhu proper coaching so that she can fetch gold next time," Deputy CM Mahmood Ali had said.

As soon as the remark came to the foray, the minister was slammed by all Sindhu and Gopi fans. Many fans took to Twitter and advised him to keep his mouth shut and to avoid making foolish statements.