India is celebrating its 12th National Sports Day which started in the year 2012. Every year the day is observed on the birth anniversary of Major Dhyan Chand, a Hockey legend of India who played between both pre-Independence and Post-Independence India. Players who contributed significantly to Sports are awarded the Major Dhyan Chand Award.
The day, 29th August is a holiday dedicated to Major Dhyan Chand. By Commemorating him we seek a strong engagement and involvement of the youth of the nation in sports. Definitely, it is coincident and good luck for India that on the eve of National Sports Day, Neeraj Chopra scripted history once again by winning the Gold Medal in the World Athletics Championships 2023 at Budapest, hungry.
PM Shri Narendra Modi has tweeted remembering “The Magician of Hockey” – “On National Sports Day, my greetings to all sportspersons. India is proud of their contributions to the nation. I pay homage to Major Dhyan Chand.” The Sports Minister Anurag Thakur has extended his wishes for “sportspersons, coaches, and those who have dedicated lives to nurturing and Shaping Indian Sports.”
Clifton D’ Rozario, National General Secretary of All India Lawyers Association for Justice (AILAJ) have shared a historical marking achievement – “The talented quartet of Muhammed Anas Yahia, Amoj Jacob, Muhammad Ajmal Variyathodi and Rajesh Ramesh have qualified for the final round of the World Athletics Championship in Budapest.”
This year the nation dedicated all his selection, contribution and achievements to Major Dhyan Chand on his birth anniversary. India is celebrating the day when its stars shine in the world Athletics Championship at Hungry.