Thursday, September 23, 2021

54-member Indian contingent given formal & virtual send-off to Tokyo Paralympic Games

A 54-member, largest ever Indian contingent was given a formal and virtual send-off today to Tokyo Paralympic Games by Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Anurag Thakur. The athletes were addressed and sent best wishes by Mr Thakur via a video message. Minister of Tourism G.K Reddy, and MoS External Affairs and Culture Meenakshi Lekhi  also addressed the athletes. Mr Thakur said, India is sending its largest ever contingent to the Paralympic Games in Tokyo – 54 para-sportspersons across 9 sports disciplines. He said the passion of Para-Athletes shows their phenomenal human spirit. He asked them to remember that when they play for India, 130 crore Indians will cheer for them.

- Advertisement -
Latest news

Bangladeshi Fairooz Faizah Beether gets 2021 Changemaker Award

Fairooz Faizah Beether of Bangladesh has been chosen for the 2021 Changemaker Award for her work promoting  good health and well-being by the Bill...

Maharashtra govt decides to modify its ordinance related to OBC reservation in local body polls

Following a query by Governor Bhagat Singh Kosyari, Maharashtra Government has decided to modify its ordinance related to the OBC reservation in local body...

J&K: Union Minister Ajay Kumar Mishra visits Shopian under ongoing public outreach programme

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Ajay Kumar Mishra on Wednesday visited Shopian district under the ongoing public outreach programme. The Minister e-inaugurated...

Maharashtra records 3,608 new COVID cases, 4,285 recoveries, 48 deaths

With 3,608 new cases of COVID-19, Maharashtra’s tally of infections has reached 65,31,237. According to the state’s public health department, the state recorded 4,285...
Related news

Bangladeshi Fairooz Faizah Beether gets 2021 Changemaker Award

Fairooz Faizah Beether of Bangladesh has been chosen for the 2021 Changemaker Award for her work promoting  good health and well-being by the Bill...

Maharashtra govt decides to modify its ordinance related to OBC reservation in local body polls

Following a query by Governor Bhagat Singh Kosyari, Maharashtra Government has decided to modify its ordinance related to the OBC reservation in local body...

J&K: Union Minister Ajay Kumar Mishra visits Shopian under ongoing public outreach programme

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Ajay Kumar Mishra on Wednesday visited Shopian district under the ongoing public outreach programme. The Minister e-inaugurated...

Maharashtra records 3,608 new COVID cases, 4,285 recoveries, 48 deaths

With 3,608 new cases of COVID-19, Maharashtra’s tally of infections has reached 65,31,237. According to the state’s public health department, the state recorded 4,285...