Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the people of India after India’s Olympics successes in Tokyo in the last two days. He said that the people of India would take the nation to a new height. They would work hard for it while observing India’s Amrut Mahotsav, he said.
In the Tokyo Olympics, Indian girls beat Australia today; and moved to the semi-finals. Yesterday, the Indian men’s team had seized a semi-final berth; besides, P V Sindhu had won a bronze in badminton as well.
PM Modi tweets, “ As India enters August, which marks the beginning of the Amrut Mahotsav, we have seen multiple happenings which are heartening to every Indian. There has been record vaccination and the high GST numbers also signal robust economic activity”
“Not only has PV Sindhu won a well deserved medal, but also we saw historic efforts by the men’s and women’s hockey teams at the Olympics. I’m optimistic that 130 crore Indians will continue to work hard to ensure India reaches new heights as it celebrates its Amrut Mahotsav” He added.
India’s men will take on Belgium tomorrow for the final berth. The women’s semifinal encounter will be on Wednesday. Both the teams are a win away to confirm a medal in this Olympics- first for the girls and first in 30 years for the boys,
The Indian parliament also lauded the athletes for these achievements in the Olympics. Lok sabha speaker OM Birla apprised the successes as the lower house resumed today.