- The inauguration ceremony was witnessed by over 100,000 spectators
- Gujarat’s swimming star Maana Patel introduced the symbolic Torch of Unity into the world
- Neeraj Chopra, Mirabai Chanu and PV Sindhu additionally graced the occasion
National Games 2022: In one more try by the nation to emerge as a sporting nation, the thirty sixth National Games have been declared open on the Narendra Modi International Stadium on September 30, 2022. The opening ceremony which had a exceptional gentle and sound present witnessed Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurate the video games. More than one lakh spectators turned up for the opening ceremony. The thirty sixth version of the National Games will likely be contested by greater than 8000 athletes from throughout the nation.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi lavished praises on Indian athletes for making the nation proud on quite a few events by profitable medals at numerous worldwide occasions such because the Olympics. PM Modi additionally highlighted how his authorities has wholeheartedly supported the athletes and helped them put together properly for the worldwide stage. The opening ceremony additionally noticed Olympic Javelin Throw Gold Medalist Neeraj Chopra and two-time Olympic medalist PV Sindhu in attendance. The thirty sixth version of the National Games will go on until twelfth October 2022.
The Indian Prime Minister additional stated:
The nation’s sportspersons have been succesful previously too. This motion of profitable medals (at worldwide sporting occasions) might have began earlier too. But, as an alternative of professionalism, there was nepotism and corruption in sports activities. We have cleaned the system and pumped in new confidence among the many youth. But now, the temper and temperament of the nation has modified. Our sportspersons have continued a convention of being the primary and the most effective which began in 2014. Your victory in sports activities will pave the way in which for the nation’s success in different fields. The tender energy of sports activities will considerably enhance our nation’s picture.
Prime Minister Modi additionally stated that Indian sportspersons today participate in additional than 300 worldwide sporting meets. The Indian Prime Minister added that the nation’s repute in world sporting occasions is growing.
(Inputs from PTI)