Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted all sportspersons on National Sports Day.
Modi also paid tributes to Major Dhyan Chand on his birth anniversary.
In a X post, the Prime Minister said, “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 Ji as well on his birth anniversary,” he added.
Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur also paid tributes to Major Dhyan Chand on his birth anniversary.
“Paid my tributes to the wizard of Indian Hockey, Major Dhyan Chand Ji on #NationalSportsDay
at National Stadium, Delhi,” Thakur said.
“On this special occasion, we are launching key initiatives on #IndianSports. Join me today to find out!” he added.