Australia hosts 35th Sikh Games, PM Narendra Modi extends wishes

Australian National Sikh Sports and Cultural Council hosts “35th Australian Sikh Games” in Brisbane. Prime Minister of India- Narendra Modi took the opportunity to extend best wishes to everyone participating in the games

Australia hosts 35th Sikh Games, PM Narendra Modi extends wishes
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India: Australian National Sikh Sports and Cultural Council hosts “35th Australian Sikh Games” in Brisbane. Prime Minister of India- Narendra Modi took the opportunity to extend best wishes to everyone participating in the games. He stated that the games are an efficient platform for the Sikh community to showcase its sporting skills, competitive spirit, and teamwork.

In his message, PM Narendra Modi asserted that he wished that games can work as an inspiration to motivate young generations of Sikhs to excel in every sphere of life.

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Australia hosts the 35th Sikh Games from April 7 to April 9, 2023. While giving reference to Sikh Gurus, PM Narendra Modi added that they have guided India and the world with their timeless values. He stressed that the Sikh Guru taught the significance of physical health along with spiritual growth to the world. Further, he said that everyone must follow the message of the holy gurus and walk onto the path of brotherhood, togetherness, and bringing people with love and care.

Further, the message of PM Modi also shed a light on the sporting spirits citing that the concepts of holy gurus are relevant in sports as they make to come together and participate on these platforms irrespective of their social backgrounds. While hailing the Sikh community, he added that the Sikh people are very much active in sports due to efficient teamwork and fitness.

He further mentioned that the games are highly important because they will help the community to showcase their sporting skills and competitive spirit on a bigger platform. He also hailed the participation of the players from different nations.

Talking about the relations between Australia and India, PM Narendra Modi said that both countries shared several similarities on the basis of history, values, social systems, and respect for a rules-based international order. Hailing the sports, PM Narendra Modi added that Sports is adding a new dimension and these games will be helpful to further strengthen relations between two countries.