PM Modi Launches Fit India Campaign, Calls For ‘Healthier Future’

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the ‘Fit India Campaign’ at the Indira Gandhi Stadium Complex in New Delhi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, 29 August, launched the ‘Fit India Movement’, saying the initiative is the need of the hour and will take the country towards a healthier future.

  • Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju and this year’s National Sports Awards winners among others attended the event
  • Launching the campaign, Modi said technology has contributed to a sedentary lifestyle
  • “Be it boxing, badminton, tennis or any sport, our athletes are giving new wings to our aspirations,” Modi said

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5:15 PM , 29 Aug

Geeta Phogat Tweets in Support of Fit India Campaign

Olympic athlete and freestyle wrestler Geeta Phogat was the latest athlete to take to twitter to show solidarity with PM Modi’s Fit India Campaign.

1:05 PM , 29 Aug

Fitness is Beyond Just Sports: PM Modi

Speaking at the event, PM Modi urged citizens to take the movement forward and incorporate the mantra of fitness into every aspect of our lives.

12:34 PM , 29 Aug

In Pictures: Children Perform at the Stadium During Fit India Campaign

The colourful ceremony included performances from children to showcase India’s many indigenous martial art forms.

12:21 PM , 29 Aug

VP Venkaiah Naidu, VVS Laxman Remember 'Hockey Wizard' Dhyanchand on National Sports Day

Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu, former Olympian and MP Rajyavardhan Rathore and cricketer VVS Laxman posted on Twitter in honour of India’s hockey legend.

Published: 29 Aug 2019, 10:43 AM IST
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