Union Minister for Youth Affair and Sports activities Anurag Thakur on Wednesday began a brand new initiative #HumaraVictoryPunch to cheer for Indian athletes within the Tokyo Olympics.
In a bid to spice up the morale of Indian athletes participating within the showpiece occasion, Thakur urged everybody to indicate assist for the Indian Olympics group.
After a one-year postponement, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will lastly begin on July 23. India will probably be sending their largest contingent within the Video games’ historical past to this point. It’s going to comprise 124 athletes (69 males, 55 ladies).
Within the video shared on Twitter, Thakur stated, “India! India! We try our greatest to cheer for our athletes and ‘Yeh Hai Humara Victory Punch’. Let’s come collectively and improve the morale of our athletes. You must cheer our athletes by getting along with your mates and households.”
“Put up your movies of cheering the athletes, nominate 5 individuals to do the identical and make this initiative a individuals’s motion,” he added.
Earlier, Thakur had additionally launched the ‘Cheer4India’ tune of the nation’s Olympic contingent. He had urged the general public to wholeheartedly rally behind its athletes in the course of the Tokyo Video games.
India have named males’s hockey captain Manpreet Singh and six-time world champion lady boxer M C Mary Kom because the flag-bearers for the opening ceremony.