‘Wall of Wishes’ inaugurated to celebrate Olympic mood
Posted on:03 Aug 2016 09:53:21
03 August 2016 Current Affairs GK: Sports Minister Vijay Goel has inaugurated ‘Wall of Wishes’ at India Gate Lawns in New Delhi on 2 August 2016. The Wall of Wishes was launched in presence of Olympian Boxer M C Mary Kom to celebrate the Olympic mood in the country.
Rio Olympics is scheduled to be held from 5 August to 21 August 2016.
Besides, Goel also launched Digital Campaign for general public to wish Indian Olympic Contingent for the Rio Games. He also urged the people especially students and youth to visit India Gate in large numbers to sign their wishes at the Wall to cheer the Indian players.
The Wall was inaugurated after the RUN FOR RIO, which was organised on 31 July 2016 by the Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs to connect public at large, with the Olympic spirit and power of sports. This year India is sending its largest ever contingent to participate in the Olympic Games.
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