Olympic gold medalist will visit schools across the country to speak about fitness and sports.

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On December 4, gold medalist Neeraj Chopra will visit Shanskardham School in Ahmedabad to kick off the campaign. Students from 75 different schools in Gujarat will be transported to the school for the interactive session.
In response to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call a few months ago, the Centre enlisted Olympians and Paralympians to interact with schoolchildren through a campaign on the importance of a healthy diet, fitness, and sports…
Anurag Thakur, Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports announced the tune on Twitter. “PM Sh @narendramodi Ji issued a clarion call to our Olympians and Paralympians to visit schools and interact with students on the importance of’santulit aahaar,’ fitness, sports, and more,” he wrote. @Neeraj chopra1 will be at Sanskardham School in Ahmedabad beginning December 4 to launch this mission.”
Accelerating the momentum toward creating a sports culture
“It will accelerate the momentum toward creating a sports culture based on fitness, better nutritional intake, and greater awareness about physical activities in our daily lives,” Chopra said of the initiative. As athletes, we have a unique opportunity to inspire young people to live healthier lifestyles.”
Chopra will interact with students on’santulit aahaar,’ which emphasises the importance of a balanced diet, at the event on Saturday. He will also answer students’ questions and participate in fitness and sporting activities.
Tarundeep Rai (Archery), Sarthak Bhambhri (Athletics), Sushila Devi (Judo), KC Ganapathy, and Varun Thakkar (Sailing) will follow Chopra in visiting schools across the country over the next two years. Avani Lekhara (Para Shooting), Bhavana Patel (Para Table Tennis), and Devendra Jhajharia (Para-Athletics) are among the Paralympians who will join them on this mission.


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