National Sports Day: 29 August

Every year, we celebrate 29th August as National Sports Day in India. Moreover, the country celebrated the first National Sports Day  on 29 August 2012 on the birth anniversary of Major Dhyanchand. He was the star of India’s hockey team.

This day marks the honor of this great hockey player. Also, the best players of the country get the honors like Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award, Dhyanchand Award and Dronacharya Award.

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