PM Modi had a special meeting with the champions of Deaflympics, said – I will not forget this day for the rest of my life

65 players from India participated in the Deaflympics held in Brazil. Indian players did wonders this time and gave a total of 16 medals to the country.

May 21, 2022 | 4:30 PM

TV9 Hindi , Edited By: Riya Kasana

May 21, 2022 | 4:30 PM




Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the Indian contingent for their best ever performance in the recently concluded Olympics for the Deaf and hosted them at his residence on Saturday morning.  The Prime Minister shared pictures of this special meeting with his Twitter handle.  (PMO Twitter)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the Indian contingent for their best ever performance in the recently concluded Olympics for the Deaf and hosted them at his residence on Saturday morning. The Prime Minister shared pictures of this special meeting with his Twitter handle. (PMO Twitter)

PM Modi wrote in his tweet, 'I can never forget the meeting with the champions of my country who performed brilliantly in the Deflympics.  The players shared their experiences with me which showed me how much passion they have.  My best wishes to all' (PMO Twitter)

PM Modi wrote in his tweet, ‘I can never forget the meeting with the champions of my country who performed brilliantly in the Deflympics. The players shared their experiences with me which showed me how much passion they have. My best wishes to all’ (PMO Twitter)

During this, the Prime Minister interacted with the players and wished them well.  Apart from them, the Sports Minister of the country Anurag Thakur and Minister of State for Sports and Home Nishit Pramanik were also present on the occasion.  The players gave their signed jersey as a gift to the PM.  (PMO Twitter)

During this, the Prime Minister interacted with the players and wished them well. Apart from them, the Sports Minister of the country Anurag Thakur and Minister of State for Sports and Home Nishit Pramanik were also present on the occasion. The players gave their signed jersey as a gift to the PM. (PMO Twitter)

India won a total of 17 medals including eight gold, one silver and eight bronze medals at the 24th Deaf Olympics held in Caxias do Sul, Brazil from May 1 to 15.  This is India's best performance so far in this tournament.  (PMO Twitter)

India won a total of 17 medals including eight gold, one silver and eight bronze medals at the 24th Deaf Olympics held in Caxias do Sul, Brazil from May 1 to 15. This is India’s best performance so far in this tournament. (PMO Twitter)

The players of the Deaflympics also got a chance to meet the Thomas Cup winning badminton team here.  Apart from HS Prannoy, Lakshya Sen, Kidambi Srikanth, National Head Coach Gopichand Pullela also reached here.  (SAI)

The players of the Deaflympics also got a chance to meet the Thomas Cup winning badminton team here. Apart from HS Prannoy, Lakshya Sen, Kidambi Srikanth, National Head Coach Gopichand Pullela also reached here. (SAI)






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