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PM Modi pays tribute to hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand on National Sports Day

New Delhi [India], August 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid tribute to legendary Indian Hockey participant Major Dhyan Chand on his start anniversary and mentioned that sports activities has completed properly lately and wished for it to maintain gaining reputation throughout the nation.

The Prime Minister posted a tweet to mark National Sports Day, celebrated yearly in the present day on the start anniversary of Major Dhyan Chand, the legendary hockey participant”Greetings on National Sports Day and tributes to Major Dhyan Chand Ji on his birth anniversary. The recent years have been great for sports. May this trend continue. May sports keep gaining popularity across India,” tweeted PM Modi.

National Sports Day is being celebrated throughout the nation in the present day. On today, persons are inspired to take out a while out of their day to play their favorite sport and inculcate the behavior of enjoying sports activities in day-to-day life to maintain themselves match bodily and mentally.

It is widely known as a tribute to Major Dhyan Chand, identified for his goal-scoring potential and very good ball management.

A 3-time Olympic gold medal winner, Major Dhyan Chand was a part of the Indian hockey group which gained gold within the 1928, 1932 and 1936 editions of the Olympics. In his 185 appearances for the nation, he scored 570 targets for India.

Notably, with the zeal and enthusiasm hitting each road and nook throughout India on the eve of National Sports Day, the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports can be conducting the ‘Meet The Champion’ initiative in 26 colleges throughout the nation on August 29, mentioned officers on Sunday.

Just a few of the outstanding athletes who’re a part of the initiative amongst others are, Commonwealth Games (CWG) and World Championships Gold Medallist Nikhat Zareen, Paralympics and CWG medallist Bhavina Patel, Tokyo Olympics and CWG medallist Manpreet Singh.

‘Meet the Champions’ is a novel college go to marketing campaign that was kicked off by Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra in December final yr and has reached varied components of the nation over the previous few months. During the college go to, the champion athlete shares their experiences, life classes, and recommendations on learn how to eat proper and likewise give an total inspirational increase to highschool kids.

“With the special occasion of the National Sports Day and as a tribute to hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) has now expanded the initiative to also include athletes who participated in the recently-concluded Commonwealth Games (CWG) and World Championships,” learn an announcement.

Sports Authority of India would even be celebrating this yr’s National Sports Day, as a part of the FIT INDIA marketing campaign, by means of pan-India sports activities occasions with the theme of Sports as an enabler for an inclusive and match society. Sporting occasions are organized for various ranges, together with each skilled in addition to leisure occasions amongst folks of varied age teams, and of all walks of life.

In the night, Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Thakur, together with Union Minister of Education Dharmendra Pradhan and Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Nisith Pramanik can have a particular digital interplay with a couple of sports activities and Fit India health icons of the nation to debate the significance to health and sports activities in India. (ANI)