Hockey Junior World Cup 2016: Congratulations galore on Twitter after Indian Colts secure exciting win in finals

19 December 2016, 08:04 AM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday night congratulated junior hockey team for winning World Cup and said it augurs well for the future of Indian hockey.

“Extremely proud of our youngsters! Congratulations to our junior hockey team for winning the #JuniorHockeyWorldCup,” he tweeted.

He added that the “win augurs well for the future of Indian hockey & will make the sport even more popular among youngsters.”

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh and Team India’s opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan also took to Twitter to congratulate the Indian colts for winning the junior World Cup crown.

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Boxer Vijender Singh, KKR skipper Gautam Gambhir and BCCI's official twitter account also wished happy greetings to Indian hockey team after they won the cup by defeating Belgium.







First Published: Monday, December 19, 2016 07:42 AM
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