Bajrang Punia To Take PM Narendra Modi’s “Meet the Champions” Marketing campaign Forward; To Go to College In Panipat | Wrestling Information


Taking Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s distinctive faculty go to marketing campaign forward, Indian wrestler and Tokyo Olympics Bronze medallist Bajrang Punia will go to Haryana’s Aarohi Mannequin College in Panipat on Thursday to fulfill the younger college students to speak in regards to the significance of ‘Santulit Aahaar’ (balanced weight loss plan), health and sports activities. The distinctive initiative is a part of the federal government’s ‘Azaadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’, and was kicked off by Olympic Gold medallist Neeraj Chopra in Gujarat this month. Bajrang is now taking the initiative forward.

“I’m extraordinarily glad that I’m going to take the ‘Meet the Champions’ forward. On twenty third December, I’m going to Aarohi Mannequin College in Panipat and can speak to the youngsters about sports activities and a balanced weight loss plan,” mentioned Punia in a tweet.

Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports activities, Anurag Thakur on Monday, thanked Punia for becoming a member of the initiative and tweeted, “It’s a matter of enjoyment that our gamers are guiding the college kids by becoming a member of the ‘Meet the Champions’ program on the clarion name of the revered Prime Minister Shri @narendramodi ji. @BajrangPunia, thanks for becoming a member of the marketing campaign.”

Appreciating the significance of such initiatives Rio Paralympics silver medallist, and Khel Ratna Awardee Deepa Malik mentioned, “It’s a nice initiative because it provides school-going youngsters a possibility to see their heroes in particular person and never simply in footage. The athlete going to colleges will thus act as a sensible instance of sports activities, health and balanced weight loss plan and never simply one thing a child learns in idea.”

She additional added, “Younger minds are impressionable and thus a go to like this from their sporting heroes will make a long-lasting impression on their minds. The educating their hero provides them throughout this go to will thus, additionally stay with them for a lifetime.”

Indian skilled wrestler Sangram Singh agreed along with her ideas and mentioned, “Such initiatives inspire younger youngsters to take up sports activities and study wholesome residing and weight loss plan. This marketing campaign may even be certain that youngsters know that being good in a sport is as worthy as being good in research and that each are equally vital.”

“Additional, such initiatives additionally give youngsters from small cities a possibility to fulfill their heroes and be taught from them in particular person, as an alternative of simply studying about them in textbooks,” he added.

Thursday’s occasion will witness Punia interacting with college students on ‘Santulit Aahaar’, which emphasises on the significance of a balanced weight loss plan, vitamin, health, and sports activities. He may even be taking questions from the college kids after which taking part in health and sports activities actions with them.

The particular faculty marketing campaign is collectively being organized by the Ministry of Training and the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports activities.


Based on an official assertion, within the coming months, Olympic and Paralympic heroes will go to as many colleges throughout the nation as attainable. Throughout their go to, the athletes will share their very own experiences, life classes, recommendations on tips on how to be the subsequent nice sportsperson and likewise give an total inspirational increase to the college kids.


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