Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch a nation-wide Fit India Movement on National Sports Day today. The inaugural event will be held at Indira Gandhi Stadium Complex in New Delhi, where the PM will administer a fitness pledge to the people of the country. Only those having a Press Information Bureau card can attend the event. Fit India Movement is aimed at encouraging people to give priority to sports and fitness in their day-to-day lives.
In his call to celebrate National Sports Day on August 29 with enthusiasm, PM Modi, during his Mann Ki Baat address on August 25, urged people to visit iconic places and travel places related to nature and wildlife.
“During today’s Mann Ki Baat, I have made some requests to my fellow Indians: Visit iconic places relating to Bapu as a part of his 150th Jayanti. Travel to places related to nature and wildlife. Strengthen Poshan Abhiyan. Be a part of Fit India movement,” he said.
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