Neeraj Chopra News
The 36th National Games were inaugurated by Honourabe Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a spellbinding Opening Ceremony in Ahmedabad on Thursday evening, in the presence of over 1.25 lakh ecstatic spectators. The one-hour-long show, attended by a star-studded gathering that included Honourable Chief Minister of Gujarat Shri Bhupendrabhai Patel, Honourable Union Minister of Sports Shri Anurag Thakur and the country’s best athletes, was a perfect medley of tradition, modernity and entertainment. Take a look at some of the pics below.
Apart from Chopra's javelin, BCCI also bought an angavastra, autographed by the Indian Paralympic contingent for Rs 1 crore. While Chopra's javelin that was bought by BCCI fetched the highest bid value, fencer Bhavani Devi's sword fetched Rs 1.25 crore while Paralympic champion javelin thrower Sumit Antil's javelin was bought for Rs 1.002 crore by other bidders.