Government Making Numerous Efforts to Popularise Sports and Support Sporting Talent: PM Modi


PTI, Aug 29, 2020, 2:09 PM IST

Lauding sportspersons who have represented India and made it proud, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said his government is making numerous efforts to popularise sports and support sporting talent in the country.

In a series of tweets to mark National Sports Day, he also urged everyone to make sports and fitness exercises a part of their daily routine.   “National Sports Day is a day to celebrate the remarkable achievements of all those exemplary sportspersons who have represented India in various sports and made our nation proud. Their tenacity and determination are outstanding,” he said.


The prime minister also paid tribute to Major Dhyan Chand, the legendary hockey player whose birth anniversary is celebrated as National Sports Day, and said his magic with the hockey stick can never be forgotten.  “Government of India is making numerous efforts to popularise sports and support sporting talent in India. At the same time, I urge everyone to make sports and fitness exercises a part of their daily routine. There are many benefits of doing so. May everyone be happy and healthy,” he added.


This is also a day to laud the outstanding support given by the families, coaches and support staff towards the success of our talented athletes, Modi said.

 

Udayavani is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest news.

Top News

People of Tripura prefer politics of good governance: PM Modi on local poll results

Covid Omicron: Udupi dist admin intensifies curbs amid new variant alarm

Tripura local body poll results show people’s trust in Modi: Nadda

Bitcoin scam: Hacker Sriki still untraceable

Escape of 5 girls from children’s home: HC seeks presence of Delhi govt official

Set 284, New Zealand 4/1 against India

Karnataka seeks travel ban on passengers coming from nations hit by Omicron COVID variant


Related Articles More

People of Tripura prefer politics of good governance: PM Modi on local poll results

Tripura local body poll results show people’s trust in Modi: Nadda

Escape of 5 girls from children’s home: HC seeks presence of Delhi govt official

Tripura civic polls: BJP celebrates win, TMC pleased with its ‘exceptional performance’ in 3 months

62 inmates of Thane old age home test coronavirus positive

MUST WATCH

NEWS BULLETIN 28-11-2021

GRAY BANANA GROWING TECHNIQUES

ASHWATH NARAYAN CYCLES ON THE STREETS OF BANGALORE

POLICE BRAWL AT CHIKKODI

Bad Smell at Sunday Market Dandeli


Latest Additions

People of Tripura prefer politics of good governance: PM Modi on local poll results

Covid Omicron: Udupi dist admin intensifies curbs amid new variant alarm

Tripura local body poll results show people’s trust in Modi: Nadda

Tripura local body poll results show people’s trust in Modi: Nadda

Study warns China of ‘colossal outbreak’ of COVID-19 if it opens up like US, France

Thanks for visiting Udayavani

You seem to have an Ad Blocker on.
To continue reading, please turn it off or whitelist Udayavani.