Wishes poured in for Major Dhyan Chand, India’s largest hockey participant, on his 115th birth anniversary on Saturday. Dhyan Chand, who used to be born as of late in 1905, is considered some of the easiest gamers to have ever performed the game.
Dhyan Chand, who had joined the military on the of 16, used to be instrumental in India’s hat-trick of gold medals in the 1928, 1932 and 1936 Olympics. Known for his unmatchable goal-scoring talents, Dhyan Chand is famend as ‘the magician or the wizard of hockey’, principally as a result of his talents with the hockey stick.
On Dhyan Chand’s birthday, which could also be noticed because the ‘National Sports Day’ in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to twitter to pay his tribute to the nice hockey participant.
“Today, on #NationalSportsDay, we pay tributes to Major Dhyan Chand, whose magic with the hockey stick can never be forgotten. 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,” tweeted PM Modi.
Today, on #NationalSportsDay, we pay tributes to Major Dhyan Chand, whose magic with the hockey stick can by no means be forgotten.
This could also be an afternoon to laud the exceptional strengthen given via the households, coaches and strengthen personnel in opposition to the good fortune of our gifted athletes.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 29, 2020
“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 added.
“Today is #NationalSportsDay and I pay my tribute to the ‘The Wizard of Indian Hockey’ Major Dhyan Chand on his Birth Anniversary. The great sportsman displayed unparalleled dedication and skills in Hockey to bring accolades and honour to India,” tweeted Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju.
Rijiju used to be additionally paid floral tribute to Dhyan Chand in the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium on Saturday.
On #NationalSportsDay paid floral tribute to Major Dhyan Chand on his birth anniversary as of late, at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium. #MajorDhyanChand #NationalSportsDay2020 pic.twitter.com/e38ysutdjZ
— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) August 29, 2020
“On #NationalSportsDay, I salute all our sportsperson who have been making India proud through their passion & hard-work. Modi govt is committed and playing an instrumental role in promoting sports and nurturing the young talent through initiatives like Khelo India & Fit India,” tweeted Home Minister Amit Shah.
On #NationalSportsDay, I salute all our sportsperson who’ve been making India proud thru their interest & hard-work. Modi government is dedicated and enjoying an instrumental function in selling sports activities and nurturing the younger ability thru tasks like Khelo India & Fit India. pic.twitter.com/AwRHmoTMFI
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) August 29, 2020
“Tributes to the Bharat Ratna, Major Dhyanchand on his birth anniversary. It’s high time the legend who is a Bharat Ratna receives the Bharat Ratna,” tweeted former India opener Virender Sehwag.
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) August 29, 2020