29 August 2014

National Sports Day



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.



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