Narendra Modi Holds Meeting With 40 Sports Personalities

April 03, 2020 16:06
Narendra Modi Holds Meeting With 40 Sports Personalities

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Narendra Modi Holds Meeting With 40 Sports Personalities:- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held a video conference meeting with 40 sports personalities of India and the list includes star veteran cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly along with the Indian captain Virat Kohli. The video conference was conducted to analyze the ongoing situation in the country after the coronavirus outbreak. The country is under 21 days lockdown from March 24th. Virender Sehwag, Mary Kom, PT Usha, Vishwanathan Anand, Pullela Gopichand, Bajrang Punia, Hima Das, Rohit Sharma, PV Sindhu, Yuvraj Singh and Chateswar Pujara are the other sports personalities who participated in the video conference.

"Interacted with sportspersons via video conferencing on the situation arising due to COVID-19. Sports require self-discipline, tenacity, teamwork and a fighting spirit. These are also required to defeat Coronavirus. From sharing videos that reaffirm the importance of fitness, helping the poor and needy, emphasizing on social distancing as well as contributing to efforts such as PM-CARES, our sportspersons are doing excellent towards making India free from COVID-19" tweeted Narendra Modi.

Modi wanted all these personalities to spread the word about coronavirus and boost the morale of the nation. He asked them to highlight the importance of mental and physical fitness in this tough time.

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