Philatelic Tributes to the Hockey Wizard
29 August – Birth Anniversary of Major Dhyan Chand
National Sports Day in India is celebrated on 29th August every year. This day marks the birthday of Dhyan Chand,the hockey player who won gold medals for India in year 1928,1932 and 1936. This day is celebrated by organizing friendly matches between different Indian hockey teams at the Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi which was constructed in the respect and honor of Dhyan Chand.