Cheer Indian sportspersons in Olympics: PM Modi

Sunday, 25 July 2021 (14:36 IST)
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged people to support the Indian sportspersons participating in the Tokyo Olympics by taking part in the social media campaign--'Victory Punch Campaign".

'On social media, our Victory Punch Campaign for the support of Olympics sportspersons has begun. Do share your Victory Punch with your team…Cheer for India,' the Prime Minister said while addressing the 79th edition of his monthly radio broadcast - 'Mann Ki Baat'.

The Prime Minister said people should not forget that sportspersons have reached Tokyo after overcoming numerous hurdles in life.

'At the Tokyo Olympics, watching Indian sportspersons march carrying the Tricolour exhilarated not just me but the entire country…as if the whole country unitedly exhorted her warriors saying, 'Vijayi Bhava – emerge victorious!'

'Today, they possess the strength of your love and support – that's why, come…let us together extend our good wishes to all of them; encourage them,' he said. (UNI)

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