PM Modi LIVE: PM Modi meets Soorma athletes of Commonwealth Games, said – used to watch matches by raising alarm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is meeting the Indian contingent who returned after participating in the Birmingham Commonwealth Games on Saturday. The Prime Minister said that the entire nation is proud of the achievements of our athletes in sports. He said that people in India were watching against their children by setting alarms. PM Modi lauded all the medal winning athletes including veteran Sharath Kamal, PV Sindhu, Mirabai Chanu and Bajrang Punia. Apart from this, the Prime Minister also praised those who won a medal for India by participating in the Commonwealth Games for the first time.

He said that the time of Birmingham was different from that of India. Despite this, people used to stay awake till late at night to watch the match. An alarm was also set for this. It shows how proud we are of you. The performance of Indian players in the Commonwealth Games has ushered in a golden era. The campaign of Khelo India has played a very important role in this.

PM Modi said, this year the performance of Indian players has been the best. Whether it is Commonwealth Hems or World Athletics Championships, players have raised their laurels in every sporting event and I want the players who could not go to the Commonwealth this time to prepare for the next time and definitely go there.

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