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August 29, 2020

Major Dhyan Chand, whose magic with the hockey stick can never be forgotten

New Delhi – Today, on National Sports Day, we pay tributes to Major Dhyan Chand, whose magic with the hockey stick can never be forgotten said Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.

He said, 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.

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.

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!