Olympians from the Defence Forces have been felicitated by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.© Twitter
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday felicitated Defence Forces personnel who took half within the Tokyo Olympics, together with Olympic gold medal profitable javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, on the Military Sports activities Institute (ASI) in Pune. Singh additionally , who bagged the nation’s first gold in athletics on the marquee occasion and likewise turned the one after shooter Abhinav Bindra. Neeraj was additionally current on the event. A scarf, which was signed by the Olympians, was additionally offered to the Defence Minister.
Amongst these, who have been felicitated have been Tarundeep Rai (Archery), Pravin Jadhav (Archery), Amit (Boxing), Manish Kaushik (Boxing), Satish Kumar (Boxing), CA Kuttappa (Boxing coach), Chotelal Yadav (Boxing coach – Mary Kom’s coach), Deepak Punia (Wrestling), Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh (Rowing), Vishnu Saravanan (Crusing) and Neeraj.
Neeraj was offered with a duplicate of javelin. Singh asserted that his authorities would do the whole lot to advertise sports activities.
“To advertise sports activities, we are going to do no matter is required and we’re dedicated to that. And each participant of the nation is aware of about it. Our Prime Minister is encouraging all of the Video games and the gamers,” Singh advised reporters.
“The federal government will give encouragement to every particular person from the sports activities group and the state governments are additionally making good contributions in facilitating gamers,” he added.
“I’m ready for that second, when India will get a chance to host the Olympic Video games,” stated Singh whereas addressing the gathering. Military Chief Basic MM Naravane was current on the event.
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