New Delhi, 27/6 (AO Bureau): Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the country for the 78th time today through his monthly radio program ‘Mann Ki Baat’. The Prime Minister started the Mann Ki Baat program by talking about the Olympic Games. The Prime Minister asked to participate in the ongoing quiz on the Olympics on the MyGov app. Along with this, he remembered the death of Milkha Singh. He said that if we are talking about Olympics then who can forget Milkha Singh ji.
Along with this, Prime Minister Modi also remembered the struggle of the players going to take part in the Olympics. He told how the players did not let their preparations get affected even in the absence of facilities. PM Modi also appealed to the countrymen to encourage the players. He said that do not create any kind of pressure on the players.
What did Prime Minister Narendra Modi say remembering Milkha Singh?
The Prime Minister said, “When it comes to Tokyo Olympics, who can forget a great athlete like Milkha Singh ji! A few days ago, Corona took them away from us. When he was in the hospital, I had the opportunity to talk to him. While talking to him, I urged him. I said that you represented India in 1964 Tokyo Olympics, so this time when our sportspersons are going to Tokyo for Olympics, you have to boost the morale of our athletes, inspire them with your message. ‘
He said, “He was so dedicated and passionate about the game that even in ‘the’ illness, he immediately agreed to it but, unfortunately, destiny had something else in mind. I still remember that he came to Surat in 2014. We inaugurated a Night Marathon. I was also inspired a lot by the gossip that happened to him at that time, the talk about sports. We all know that Milkha Singh ji’s entire family has been dedicated to sports, making India proud.
What did the Prime Minister say about the struggle of Olympic players?
Prime Minister Modi said, “When talent, dedication, determination and sportsman spirit come together, then one becomes a champion. In our country, most of the players come from small cities, towns, villages. Our Olympic team going to Tokyo also includes many such players, whose life inspires a lot.