Among those present on the occasion to felicitate them also included Union Minister of Law and Justice Kiren Rijiju; Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Nisith Pramanik; Secretary-Sports Ravi Mittal, and Director-General, Sports Authority of India, Sandip Pradhan.
Gold medalist Neeraj, silver medalist Ravi, bronze medalists Bajrang, Lovlina and Manpreet returned to India after a long flight today after gracing the closing ceremony of Tokyo 2020 last night. They were joined b ..
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Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur while felicitating winners of the Tokyo Olympics on Monday said that the government of India will ensure that all possible sports facilities are arranged from its end for the sportsmen. India’s Olympic medal-winners were accorded a grand welcome by the government in a dazzling felicitation ceremony in Delhi’s Hotel Ashoka.
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NEW DELHI, August 9: India’s success at the Tokyo Olympic Games reflects New India’s desire to dominate the world, even in sports, Youth Affairs and Sports Minister, Anurag Thakur, said as he felicitated the medallists who brought laurels to the country, at a function here on Monday.
“The success of Team India at the Olympics is a reflection of how New India desires and aspires to dominate the world…even in sports. The Olympic Games showed us that with self-discipline and dedication we can be champions,” Thakur said at a function organised by the Ministry at the Ashoka Hotel here to celebrate India’s success at the Tokyo Olympics that concluded on Sunday.
Sports minister Anurag Thakur says at the felicitation ceremony, “this evening is for champion Olympians”
Indian Olympic athletes felicitated at Ashoka Hotel in New Delhi by sports minister Anurag Thakur, Ex-sports minister Kiren Rijiju and SAI officials. “This evening is for the Olympians who have made India proud. I would like you all to cheer for them. On behalf of 135 crore Indians, I would like to congratulate our Olympians. We are so proud of you,” Anurag Thakur said.
Felicitating the Olympians who returned to India after winning medals at Tokyo Olympics, Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur on Monday said that they didn’t just win the medals but also hearts.
A special felicitation ceremony was held at the Ashoka hotel on Monday to honour all seven Indian Olympic medalists and other national players who participated in the Tokyo Olympics, was held at the grand Ashoka Hotel.
“Not only medals, you all have won the hearts of Indians,” Thakur said. He continued saying, “You are the new heroes of new India,” he added.