National Sports Day

National Sports Day is an open occasion celebrated in different nations to respect the public games groups and sports conventions of those countries.On this day individuals from various age bunches partake in sports like kabaddi, long distance race, ball, hockey and so forth.

The National Sports Day in India is praised on 29 August, on the birth commemoration of hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand .[1][2] This day denotes the birthday of Major Dhyan Chand Singh, the hockey player who won gold decorations in Olympics for India in the years 1928, 1932 and 1936. He scored more than 400 objectives in his vocation, from 1926 to 1948.

Subsequent to putting his stamp on worldwide hockey field, and having served his nation to arrive at its apexes of wonder on different occasions. He is an unbelievable figure in the Indian and world hockey. The most noted commemorations for him is the Major Dhyan Chand Award ,the most noteworthy honor for lifetime accomplishment in sports and games in India , and the National Sport day festivities on his birthday. Major Dhyan chand took in the round of hockey from his mentor Pankaj Gupta. There is nobody who has arrived at his level in hockey. The birth commemoration of hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand is on 29 August 1905.

Public Sports Day 2020 celebration

Due to Covid-19 pandemic, this year President Ram Nath Kovind will give National Sports and Adventure Awards essentially on National Sports Day on August 29. Kiren Rijiju, Narendra Dhruv Batra—President of the Indian Olympic Association and different dignitaries will go to the service from Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi.

Major Dhyan Chand hockey achievements

Major Dhyan Chand, the best hockey player of India won three Olympic gold awards. At the Berlin Olympic Games in 1936, Dhyan Chand was selected as the chief of the Indian Hockey group. Dhyan Chand had scored in excess of 400 worldwide objectives in his universal profession from 1926 to 1948. He was granted Padma Bhushan, the third-most elevated non military personnel honor in the year 1956 by Government of India.

Major Dhyan Chand Singh came to be known as ‘Wizard of Hockey’, around the world. He was conceived on August 29, 1905, at Allahabad (presently Prayagraj) in Uttar Pradesh. He joined the Indian armed force as a trooper in 1922.