As Indian Hockey Teams Dazzle, Appreciation Posts For Naveen Patnaik

As Indian Hockey Teams Dazzle, Appreciation Posts For Naveen Patnaik

As Indian Hockey Teams Dazzle, Appreciation Posts For Naveen Patnaik

Naveen Patnaik posted a video and a message congratulating the staff.

New Delhi:

As the Indian girls’s hockey staff certified for the Olympics semis for the primary time, making historical past, the unwavering assist of Odisha and its Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik within the staff drew reward on social media.

Naveen Patnaik posted a video and a message congratulating the staff.

“It is a matter of satisfaction for the entire nation that the ladies’s hockey staff has reached the semi-finals of the Olympics for the primary time. We, the individuals of Odisha, are happy with the truth that Odisha has been supporting each nationwide groups since 2014,” the Chief Minister tweeted.

In the video, Mr Patnaik says: “Congratulations India. What a terrific sport our girls’s hockey staff performed towards Australia. Keep it up. The better of luck.”

The girls’s staff, the world No. 9, scored their place in historical past a day after the Indian males’s staff beat Britain to enter the Olympics semifinals following a 49-year hole.

BJP MP Pratap Simha was amongst those that gave a shout-out to Mr Patnaik, 74, who performed hockey and was goalkeeper when he studied within the Doon college.

“Thank you Naveen Patnail, CM of Odisha, for being the mentor of Indian Hockey Team,” tweeted the MP from Karnataka.

The Odisha authorities, in response to reviews, has been the sponsor of each the Indian males’s and ladies’s hockey groups since 2018 and has invested round Rs 150 crore. The state’s identify is on the jerseys.

Anil Swarup, a former bureaucrat, tweeted: “I’m no extra amazed at what Naveen Patinaik does. It is probably a routine with him. Look at what his assist for hockey has completed to the Indian staff. Here is a person who talks much less & walks extra. Surprisingly he would not discuss even after strolling. Are some others listening?”

Actor Rahul Bose, an avid Rugby participant, stated he had noticed Odisha’s assist for hockey for years.

“Since 2018 I’ve watched @sports_odisha, Naveen Patnaik and your entire sports activities ecosystem within the state again Indian hockey. Today have to be a candy day for all,” the actor tweeted.

Many tweeted with the hashtag #ThankYouNaveenPatnaik.

Odisha has additionally backed main hockey tournaments in Bhubaneswar just like the Men’s World Cup, World League, Pro-League and Olympics qualifiers.

In a rustic the place cricket is the nationwide obsession and has attracted outsized sponsorships, hockey has by no means fairly loved the identical fan following. Many commented on Twitter {that a} “not-so-rich” state had been sponsoring each groups

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