New Delhi, August 29, 2020.
National Sports Day is celebrated on August 29 every year to honour the hockey legend, Major Dhyan Chand.
The Government of India has decided to celebrate his birthday as the National Sports Day since 2012. Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju will pay tribute to Major Dhyan Chand at Dhyan Chand Stadium in New Delhi on his birth anniversary
This year, President Ram Nath Kovind will give awards to the sporting legends virtually.