Watch: Sachin Tendulkar celebrates National Sports Day at old age home

first_imgWatch: Sachin Tendulkar celebrates National Sports Day at old age homeFormer India cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, who backed the ‘Fit India Movement’ launched by PM Modi, spent time playing carrom board with the women inmates.advertisement Asian News International MumbaiAugust 29, 2019UPDATED: August 29, 2019 19:42 IST Sachin Tendulkar at St. Anthony’s Old Age Home (Twitter Photo)HIGHLIGHTSPM Modi launched a nation-wide Fit India Movement at Indira Gandhi Stadium Complex in the national capitalSachin Tendulkar backed the Fit India Movement and playing carrom board with senior citizens at an old age homeAhead of the launch, students from different schools presented a stellar performance before the Prime MinisterFormer Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar backed the ‘Fit India Movement’ launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday as he spent time playing carrom board with senior citizens at an old age home.”Spent some time with these wonder women at the St. Anthony’s Old Age Home, felt blessed by the love shown by them. Their excitement to play carrom knew no bounds. As rightly said by our Hon. PM Shri @narendramodi, SPORTS & FITNESS IS FOR ALL. #SportPlayingNation #FitIndiaMovement,” Tendulkar shared a video post on Twitter.Spent some time with these wonder women at the St. Anthony’s Old Age Home, felt blessed by the love shown by them. Their excitement to play carrom knew no bounds.As rightly said by our Hon. PM Shri @narendramodi, SPORTS & FITNESS IS FOR ALL.#SportPlayingNation#FitIndiaMovement pic.twitter.com/XF78o2x5ykSachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) August 29, 2019Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a nation-wide ‘Fit India Movement’ at Indira Gandhi Stadium Complex in the national capital. Before that Union Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju paid tributes to Dhyan Chand at the National Stadium which was named after him.The Prime Minister administered a fitness pledge on the occasion.’Fit India movement’, was launched on the occasion of the National Sports Day — the birth anniversary of Major Dhyan Chand, which aims to encourage people to inculcate physical activity and sports in their everyday lives.Ahead of the launch, students from different schools presented a stellar performance before the Prime Minister and other attendees.advertisementAll educational institutes have been instructed to prepare and implement a fitness plan incorporating sports, exercises or other physical activities for fitness, into the daily routine.Also Read | National Sports Day: Full list of award winnersAlso see:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byNitin Kumar Tags :Follow Sachin TendulkarFollow fit india movementFollow National Sports DayFollow PM Modi Nextlast_img

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