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PM Modi to invite India’s Olympic contingent to Red Fort on Independence Day

Official sources said PM Modi will also invite the 228-strong contingent, which includes over 120 athletes, to his residence.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation during the 74th Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort in New Delhi on 15 August 2020 | PTI
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation during the 74th Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort in New Delhi on 15 August 2020 | PTI

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will invite India’s Olympic contingent to the Red Fort as special guests on August 15 when he will deliver his eighth straight independence day speech.

Official sources said Modi will also invite them to his residence for interaction.

India has been represented by a 228-strong contingent, including over 120 athletes, at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.

Modi has been regularly offering words of encouragement to the team and has also spoken to many of them.


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