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Naveen joins “My Heart Beats” campaign in the run up to Hockey World Cup-2018

Naveen  joins “My Heart  Beats” campaign  in the run up to Hockey World Cup-2018

Bhubaneswar, Aug 29 (UNI) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today launched the campaign "My Heart Beats” and also unveil the countdown clock for the Hockey World Cup-2018.

Joining the campaign at a function inside the iconic Kalinga Stadium, the venue of the Hockey World Cup, scheduled to commence from November 28 next, Mr.Patnaik said the countdown clock is here to showcase 90 days to go for the Hockey World Cup-2018.

It will rhyme with the heart of India and the rhythm of Odisha in the run up to the mega sports event,he said.

The day being the birthday of legendary Dhyan Chand and is being observed as National Sports Day, Mr Patnaik paid tributes to the illustrious sports person who continues to be the source of inspiration for millions and millions of hockey lovers.

The chief minister said the campaign “MyHeart Beats” aims at spreading the passion and love for the game of Hockey in the lead up to the Hockey World Cup which is to be held in Bhubaneswar from November 28 to December 16.

The campaign urges the people to pledge their support for the game, saying: “My heart beats for hockey, does yours?” The campaign also urged the entire country to give a billion plus hearts and seeks support from every Indian for the game of Hockey.

Mr Patnaik said Hockey has a prominent place in the sports history of Odisha which has produced brilliant Hockey players who have brought laurels for the country at the international sports arena.

The World Cup is Hockey’s highest ranking tournament and the state government is taking all the steps to organize it in a befitting manner and ensure that it be a grand success, Mr Patnaik said.

The chief minister congratulated all the award winners on their achievements and wish them further success in their sporting endeavors.

“I hope they would continue to bring glory to the country and our state,” he said.


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