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Ahmedabad, Sunday: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi today flagged off the ‘Sabarmati Marathon’ from the banks of the Sabarmati, being organized by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation for the second successive year.

Thousands of spectators with families assembled at the riverfront since early morning to cheer over 18,000 runners who participated in this year’s race. They included men, women, children, young and old, blind and disabled.

It was held in different categories, namely 42-km full marathon, 21-km half marathon, 7-km dream run, Enthused by overwhelming response especially from the physically challenged, the Chief Minister said the annual event had added another feather to the city’s pride, reflecting citizens’ the sporting spirit and youthfulness. He wished the citizens manage the event from the next year.

In his welcome address, Ahmedabad Mayor Asit Vora gave details of the event.

Prominent dignitaries included South West Air Force Command Chief Air Staff Officer Air Marshall R.K. Jolly, legislators and municipal officers.

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PM congratulates India B team (Men's) and India A team (Women's) for winning the Bronze Medal at the 44th Chess Olympiad in Chennai
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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has congratulated India B team (Men's) and India A team (Women's) for winning the Bronze Medal at the 44th Chess Olympiad in Chennai. The Prime Minister also appreciated the people and the Government of Tamil Nadu for hosting the 44th Chess Olympiad and welcoming the world and showcasing our outstanding culture and hospitality.

The Prime Minister tweeted;

“The just-concluded 44th Chess Olympiad in Chennai witnessed encouraging performances by the Indian contingent. I congratulate the India B team (Men's) and India A team (Women's) for winning the Bronze Medal. This augurs well for the future of Chess in India.”

I congratulate Gukesh D, Nihal Sarin, Arjun Erigaisi, Praggnanandhaa, Vaishali, Tania Sachdev and Divya Deshmukh from our contingent who won board medals. These are outstanding players who have shown remarkable grit and tenacity. Best wishes for their future endeavours.”

“The people and Government of Tamil Nadu have been excellent hosts of the 44th Chess Olympiad. I would like to appreciate them for welcoming the world and showcasing our outstanding culture and hospitality.”