#NationalSportsDay: PM advises people to give priority to sports, fitness
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today lauded sportspersons on National Sports Day and said that this year has been great for Indian sports as country's athletes have excelled in various tournaments, including in the Asian Games and the Commonwealth Games. He also asked people to give priority to sports and fitness-related activities, saying it will contribute towards a healthier India.
This year has been great for sports: Modi
I salute all those who have represented India in various sporting events. Their hardwork and resolve has led to several milestones.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 29, 2018
This year has been great for our sporting fraternity, with the Indian athletes excelling in various tournaments including #AsianGames2018 and CWG.
PM Modi pays tribute to hockey legend Dhyan Chand
The Prime Minister also paid tributes to the hockey legend Dhyan Chand, whose birth anniversary is commemorated as National Sports Day.