ONI Bureau: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday praised the people of Odisha and State Government for hosting the prestigious Hockey event with warmth and hospitality at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.
Expressing his great satisfaction over the huge success of Hockey Men’s World Cup 2018, PM Modi lauded the hard work of people.
“Congratulations to the people and Government of Odisha for their warmth and hospitality,” Modi tweeted.
Kudos to all those who worked hard to ensure the 2018 Hockey World Cup is a resounding success.
Congratulations to the people and Government of Odisha for their warmth and hospitality.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) December 17, 2018
Earlier, Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar along with Bollywood stars Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Madhuri Dixit and music maestro AR Rahman had congratulated Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Hockey India for the world class arrangements to make the HWC 2018 a spectacular success.
CM Naveen Patnaik responded to PM Modi’s tweet, saying “Thank you
@narendramodi ji for your encouraging words on the grand success of #HWC2018. #Odisha is ready for more such international sporting extravaganzas.”