Sports Minister Anurag Thakur supported the resolve of India’s para-competitors on Thursday as he basically went to a farewell service coordinated for the Tokyo-bound competitors by the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI). The occasion was gone to by G. Kishan Reddy, Meenakshi Lekhi,
Minister of State for External Affairs, Member of Parliament Krishan Kapoor alongside Gursharan Singh, Secretary-General of PCI, and Deepa Malik, President PCI, and other office-conveyors of the Paralympic Committee of India. “I have full certainty that para-competitors will perform well in the Tokyo Games. The nation has high expectations from you and I realize you will keep the banner high with your exhibitions,” said Anurag Thakur.
“It’s intense for the para-competitors, circumstances are harder for them yet your energy assists you with winning the occasions. PM Narendra Modi will chat with you and will meet the competitors after the Paralympics. PM Modi has consistently supported the resolve of the competitors. You proceed to perform with no pressing factor and win decorations,” he added.
The Tokyo-bound para-competitors were likewise essential for the occasion basically as they are in a severe bio-bubble. They got the chance to connect with the priests during the farewell work and could feel the excitement.
Deepa Malik, the President of PCI, who had won a silver decoration at the Rio 2016 Games, said: “The games won’t be a similar again after the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. We will see a record take of awards as our competitors are in prime structure.”
This time a record number of 54 para-competitors in 9 unique divisions are taking part in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Games.
Gursharan Singh, Secretary-General of PCI, said: “This is the first occasion when that Para Games will be shown live on two games channels and we are glad to have EUROSports and DD Sports ready. Individuals of the nation can see true to life of our para-competitors and celebrate and partake in their award winning exhibition.”
G Kishan Reddy talked about the significance of Sports for Modi Government and said: “We have attempted to not leave any stone unturned in the planning of our competitors and we are expecting the best Para Games of the country.”
Meenakshi Lekhi, Hon’ble Minister of State for External Affairs, said, “We are moving toward 75th year of our freedom, our para-competitors are our genuine force. We are giving you a warm farewell and however this isn’t done, we will be prepared to welcome.”
Thangavelu Mariyappan, Rio 2016 Gold Medal victor, will be the banner conveyor along with Gursharan Singh as Chef de Mission of the Indian group. Badminton will make its introduction at the Paralympic Games, which will include upwards of seven Indian shuttlers.
The Tokyo Paralympics Games are booked to be held between August 24 and September 5. India will begin its mission on August 27 with people’s bows and arrows occasions.