New Delhi, 29 August, 2016: Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his “Mann Ki Baat” address on Sunday paid tributes to the legendary hockey player Major Dhyan Chand and said that he was a live example of “sportsman spirit and patriotism”.
“Tomorrow (Monday) August 29 is legendary hockey player Major Dhyan Chand’s birth anniversary which is celebrated as national sports day. I pay him tributes and want you all to remember his contribution,” Modi said in his radio address.
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He noted that great players other games like Cricket used to praise Dhyan Chand for his legendary games.
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“Great cricket player Don Bradman had said that Dhyan Chand scores goals like runs,” Modi added. (IANS)