Odisha Chief Serve Naveen Patnaik felicitated. The Indian men’s and women’s hockey groups. Also, it was their first visit to Bhubaneswar since the Tokyo Olympics ended.
Odisha Chief Serve Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday reported. In addition, that the Odisha Government amplified. The sponsorship of Indian National Hockey Groups by another 10 years.
The announcement by Odisha Chief Minister Patnaik came at a time. When both the men’s and women’s group captains counting FIH president Narendra Batra. Also, Hockey India President Gyanendro Ningombam was sitting on the same dais.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik
The big round of praise came from players and the sports partners. Also, the interior of the hall taking after the announcement.
“I believe, Odisha and Hockey are destined to become synonymous. We will continue our partnership with Hockey India. Odisha will support the Indian Hockey teams for 10 more years.” This will herald a new era of Indian Hockey and bring back the glory to the nation,” said Patnaik.
Manpreet Singh and Rani Rampal
Patnaik felicitated Captain Rani Rampal and the women’s group. And Captain, Manpreet Singh and the men’s group for sacking a bronze. Which was no less than gold for India.
Each player was granted Rs 10 Lakh and each back staff. It was granted Rs 5 lakhs by the Chief Minister. As a token of respect and appreciation, each group skilled a surrounded Shirt. It is signed by the players to the Chief Minister. Tending to the gathering, Chief Serve Naveen Patnaik, said, “You made us all so glad along with your vivacious battle at Tokyo. These are profoundly emotional minutes for India to witness. The restoration of Indian Hockey.”
For about four decades, hockey fans. They have been longing to see India win an award at the Olympics.
The Hockey teams
The way the whole nation was stuck to the screens to observe. The Hockey teams’ matches, it is very apparent. There’s something more to hockey than fair sports.
In the foundation of the Covid pandemic. It is momentous that our groups have worked so hard. In spite of all challenges and developed triumphantly.
“In these crisis times, the teams have brought smiles on the faces of crores of Indians. We all should be thankful to our boys and girls,” the CM added.