PM Modi hails Indian athletes' Asian Para Games medals haul
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed his happiness after the Indian athletes bagged "an unprecedented" 73 medals at the ongoing Asian Para Games setting a new benchmark for medal tally.
PM Modi took to X to congratulate Asian Para Games medalists for their stunning displays of talent.
Prime Minister said para-athletes' victory filled every Indian heart with "immense joy" and described Indian players' commitment, tenacity and unwavering drive to excel are truly inspirational.
India para-athletes on Thursday created history as it registered its highest-ever gold medal tally at the Asian Para Games after earning the 16th gold.
India topped their 2018 Asian Para Games medal tally of 72 at the ongoing edition in Hangzhou, China. So far in the game India bagged 73 medals in the ongoing edition.
This time India has sent 303 athletes - 191 men and 112 women - to the fourth edition of the Asian Para Games which is the largest contingent to the continental event.