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.”

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