Mithapur village in Jalandhar, which has three gamers within the Indian hockey males’s crew, erupted in celebrations after India received bronze on the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday.
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The captain of the crew, Manpreet, too hails from the village.
Two days in the past, Manpreet’s mom Manjit Kaur, whereas speaking to The Tribune, had mentioned that the crew should not take Germany evenly, however her pleasure knew no bounds after India’s sensational victory.
“I’ll maintain ‘Akhand Sahib path’ now. We are going to rejoice to the fullest. I’ve no phrases to specific my happiness,” she mentioned, tears of pleasure flowing onto her cheeks.
She mentioned when her son in childhood would dedicate most of his time to hockey, she saved questioning what Manpreet would do as soon as he grew up.
“However these coaching him then would at all times inform me that from the village playground, my son will transfer to worldwide venues and I’ll watch him play hockey on TV some day. The day is right here and I watched him win an Olympic medal. What else might I’ve requested for!”
Hardik Singh, one other star participant who scored a objective in opposition to Germany, phoned his brother after the match, asking him to imprint Olympic emblem on his automotive.
“When he acquired chosen for the Olympics, his youthful brother requested him if he might get Olympics ring printed on the automotive. Hardik replied he’ll inform him at an applicable time. The time has come,” mentioned an elated mom of Hardik, who belongs to Jalandhar.
“I’ve acquired a gold ring made for my son within the form of Olympic rings,” she mentioned, including their prayers had come true.
Additionally, enormous rush of camerapersons was current at Varun’s home. He too belongs to Mithapur village. As video bytes of Varun’s father have been being recorded and interviews have been being taken, previous battle days got here as a fast flashback in his thoughts.
“I’m celebrating with mediapersons. There’s a dhol, and we’re dancing. I had by no means anticipated such a day in my life. I’ve seen Varun doing hardwork day and night time. At this time the hardwork has paid off. On this huge day, I out of the blue acquired a flashback of each battle and ache I’ve gone by means of in life,” Brahma Nand, Varun’s father mentioned.
Brahma Nand was a truck driver and due to monetary constraints, he needed to see a number of issues in his life.
“I’m the luckiest one at this time. My son has made India completely satisfied, is there are different feeling that may beat this one?,” The daddy requested.
Having a relaxed manner, Brahma Nand mentioned that he thanked the almighty and requested him to maintain his blessings on the boys ceaselessly.
He mentioned that now he needs the gamers to win a gold in Commonwealth video games in 2022.