CM Naveen Patnaik writes to PM Narendra Modi, expressing surprise on Hockey not being notified as the ‘National Game’ till date, says Hockey truly deserves to be notified as our National Game”
Support pours in from various quarters. Sports persons from Odisha extend their support to CM
@Naveen_Odisha ‘s claim of declaring Hockey as the ‘National Game’ of India. @DilipTirkey says it will help the game gain global popularity.
@Ra_THORe on CM’s letter to PM Modi to notify Hockey as national game: “For loving sports&hockey, we don’t need official proclamation that now it’s national sports&let’s start loving it. Even in terms of facilities, it is one of the priority sports of India” Source:ANI