Vice-President applauds the addition of Traditional Sports in National Games, 2023

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The Vice-President of India, Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar today commended the increase in the number of sports in the current edition of the National Games. He particularly underlined that the introduction of traditional sports has led to a resurgence of Indian culture. Expressing optimism, he envisioned these traditional games earning well-deserved recognition on the Olympic stage.

Addressing the closing ceremony of 37th edition of National Games, the Vice-President reflected on a paradigm shift in parental approach towards sports. “Gone are the days of parental worry about children’s extensive involvement in sports. Sports have become most important avenue of expression of human genius”, he noted.

The Vice-President also recognized the role of national leadership which has been instrumental in guiding our athletes and contributing to India’s bid to host the Olympics in 2036. He also appreciated the ‘Khelo India’ initiative that has led to opening of stadiums in the villages. VP further  asserted that “Only if India is Fit it can move ahead”.