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Hima Das gesture of patriotism forced PM Modi for tweet

Hima Das gesture of patriotism forced PM Modi for tweet

On Saturday July 14, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted a video of Hima Das who finalized gold at the IAAF world U-20 Athletics Championship and also said that he was touched deeply with sprinter’s gestures.

He shared a video on twitter wherein he mentioned that "Unforgettable moments from @HimaDas8's victory. Seeing her passionately search for the Tricolour immediately after winning and getting emotional while singing the National Anthem touched me deeply. I was extremely moved. Which Indian won't have tears of joy seeing this!."

On Friday, Ms Das has thanked everyone for their wishes on her victory as she became the first Indian woman to achieve gold medal in the championship.

Ms Das has also posted a video on twitter and said, "Would like to thank President, Prime Minister, the sports minister, film industry and everyone who congratulated me. They have given so much love and blessings. Due to their blessings I've reached this stage."
"Keep showering your blessings on me, I will take India one step forward," she added.