On the occasion of Major Dhyan Chand’s birth anniversary, sports fraternity took to social media to remember the hockey talisman.
Notably, to commemorate the birth anniversary of hockey legend Dhyan Chand, National Sports Day is celebrated across the country on 29 August. On this day, President of India bestows sports personalities with major awards, including Khel Ratna, Arjuna Awards, Dronacharya Awards and Dhyan Chand Award.
Hockey India took to Twitter to write: “On this special occasion of #NationalSportsDay and the birthday of 3-time Olympic Gold Medalist #MajorDhyanChand, Hockey India extends its warm wishes to all athletes.”
On this special occasion of #NationalSportsDay and the birthday of 3-time Olympic Gold 🥇 Medalist #MajorDhyanChand, Hockey India extends its warm wishes to all athletes.#IndiaKaGame @WeAreTeamIndia pic.twitter.com/iWouc2rfsE
— Hockey India (@TheHockeyIndia) August 29, 2019
See some more tweets:
— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) August 29, 2019
Tributes to ‘The Wizard’ of hockey, the great #MajorDhyanChand on his birth anniversary.
Also salute to all the sportspersons who have made India proud with their hardwork and determination.#NationalSportsDay pic.twitter.com/BYA1abb3iR
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) August 29, 2019
On this special occasion, let us remember one of India’s greatest athletes ever Major Dhyan Chand ji. Wishing you all a Happy National Sports Day! #NationalSportsDay #NationalGame #Legend pic.twitter.com/VmxrrZHc5o
— Manpreet Singh (@manpreetpawar07) August 29, 2019
राष्ट्रीय खेल दिवस की हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं | हॉकी के जादूगर मेजर ध्यानचंद जी के जन्म दिवस पर नमन, 🙏जय हिन्द 🇮🇳 pic.twitter.com/xeuWC4vf0K
— Bajrang Punia 🇮🇳 (@BajrangPunia) August 29, 2019