New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the second Khelo India Winter Games in Gulmarg. More than 1,200 players from 27 states participate in these games. These sports include downhill skiing, Nordic skiing, snowboarding, ski mountaineering, ice hockey and ice skating.
PM Modi filled the minds of the players
Prime Minister Modi said it was an important step in making Jammu and Kashmir the stronghold for the Khelo Winter Games in India 2021.
Modi said in a virtual speech: “This is a step towards registering India’s presence at the International Winter Games and making Jammu and Kashmir a stronghold for the Cold Games. I have no doubts that the experience of the Khelo India Cold Games will be of great use in strengthening India’s pride on the podium at the Olympic Winter Games.
He said: “These games taking place in Gulmarg show how ready Jammu and Kashmir is to reach new heights of peace and development. These games will help develop a new sports ecosystem in Jammu and Kashmir. Two Khelo India centers of excellence in Jammu and Srinagar and Khelo India in 20 districts have very large facilities for young players. Such centers are open in all districts of the country.
PM Shri @narendramodi opens the #KheloIndia Winter Games online in Gulmarg. https://t.co/YWqzVfLiIl
– BJP (@ BJP4India) February 26, 2021
Resolution of ‘Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat’
PM Modi (PM Narendra Modi) said, “These games will strengthen the resolve of ‘Ek Bharat, Shrestha Bharat”. I was told that this time the number of applicants had doubled. This is a sign of a growing trend of people towards the Winter Games ”.
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Modi (PM Narendra Modi) said that playing is not just a hobby, but it helps to learn team spirit, repeat victory and find a new path to defeat. He said: “Sport is the life of every person and their lifestyle. Sport increases confidence, which is just as important for independence. No country in the world becomes greater than mere economic or strategic power, but there are many other aspects to it. Today, sport has become an area that also shows the image of the country and the power of the country in the world today ”.
Important steps for a new national education
Modi (Prime Minister Narendra Modi) said: “Sport also occupies a large place in the new national education policy. Previous sports were part of additional activities but will now be part of the program. It will be noted. It is an important decision for sport and for students.
Speaking to the 1,200 players taking part in the Cold Games, he said: “ When players come to the field for these games, remember that they are not only part of these games but also brand ambassadors. of autonomous India. Your game gives India recognition in the world. When you land on the playing field, you are not alone, but fellow 130 crore are with you ”.