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PM Narendra Modi launches National Sports Talent Search portal

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 29 Aug 2017 5:34 AM GMT

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tribute to hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand on his birth anniversary and launched the National Sports Talent Search portal.

The Prime Minister said that the nation has immense sporting talent. "To harness this potential" the portal was launched, he added.

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"It would provide essential direction and support to youngsters to pursue their sporting aspirations...", Modi said, adding, "Sports is about physical fitness, mental alertness and personality enhancement."

  • Modi said the legend's sporting skills did wonders for Indian hockey.
  • His birthday is celebrated as National Sports Day in India.

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Here is what Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted:

https://twitter.com/narendramodi/status/902379647408549888

https://twitter.com/narendramodi/status/902379479804166145

https://twitter.com/narendramodi/status/902379261574602752

https://twitter.com/narendramodi/status/902378912742641664

https://twitter.com/narendramodi/status/902379122499895297

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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