Modi inaugurated 36th National Games in Motera

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Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised Indian athletes for performing well and winning medals at various international games and tournaments. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 36th National Games on Thursday at Narendra Modi stadium in Motera in Gujarat.

Speaking at the inauguration of 36th National Games he said the Indian athletes were capable in the past of winning medals. Indian athletes could not perform well in the past due to nepotism and corruption but his Government cleaned up the system, he added.

Modi in his address to the cheering crowd said that instead of professionalism, there was nepotism and corruption in sports. We have cleaned up the system and pumped in new confidence among the youth. Your victory in sports will pave the way for the country’s success in other fields. The soft power of sports will significantly improve our country’s image in the world.

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