PM Modi wears ‘gumcha’ autographed by Olympians
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PM Modi wears ‘gumcha’ autographed by Olympians

August 20, 2021

New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday had hosted the Indian contingent of the Tokyo Olympics for breakfast at his residence.

The interaction saw PM Modi sharing ice cream with Bronze medallist P.V. Sindhu and also treating gold medallist Neeraj Chopra with his favourite dish ‘churma.’ However, what caught attention was the small yet inspiring move by PM Modi where he was seen wearing a ‘gumcha’ that had autographs of Indian participants of the Tokyo-2020 Olympics.

The image was tweeted by senior BJP leader and the party’s National General Secretary B.L. Santosh. Tweeting PM Modi’s picture where he can be seen donning the autographed ‘gumcha,’ Santosh remarked that this kind of respect and recognition is what achievers were missing all these days.

Social media users were also quick to notice and hail PM Modi for his inspiring gestures. One of the users tweeted that it is a culture of our India to shower respect on brilliant players and PM Modi represents the same.

Modi had an eventful breakfast session with the champions and also had a special interaction where the medal winners gifted their favourite sports equipment to the Prime Minister.

While gold medalist Neeraj Chopra gifted his javelin, Sindhu, who secured a bronze medal, gifted PM a badminton racquet. The men’s and women’s hockey teams each gifted autographed hockey sticks. C.A. Bhavani gave her sword and boxer Lovlina Borgohain gifted her boxing gloves.

ONE COMMENT ON THIS POST To “PM Modi wears ‘gumcha’ autographed by Olympians”

  1. Saketa Nivasi says:

    So a Large country of 1.3 billion souls, gets 1 gold in an almost forgotten sport of Javelin throw, a few silver and bronze medals. a Tiny country of New Zealand with just 5 million inhabitants secured 7 gold medals.
    So finally, Modi emerged from his hideout igloo, sporting Santa Claus beard! Meanwhile Indian swadeshi Covid-19 variant is spreading fast in the rest of the world. That should be pleasing to Modi, as India is contributing to world though only a virulent pandemic!
    One wonders, how many minsters and officials attended the Tokyo Olympic events staying in 5 star hotels , and one also wonders how many suitcases of purchases they brought in!
    Modi, it appears is ready for his world tours, if the countries in the West could allow his visit and selfies with their leaders!1

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