Former India captain Anil Kumble thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the latter used his example to motivate students forward of exams. During the ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’ occasion for students preparing for exams, the Prime Minister requested them to keep in mind Kumble bowling with a damaged jaw and likewise the epic partnership between VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid within the historic Kolkata Test.
Taking observe of PM Modi’s motivational speech, Kumble thanked the Indian Prime Minister and wrote: “Honoured to have been mentioned in #ParikshaPeCharcha2020 Thankyou Hon. PM @narendramodi ji. Best wishes to everyone writing their exams.”
— Anil Kumble (@anilkumble1074) January 22, 2020
“Our cricket team was facing setbacks. The mood was not very good. But in those moments can we ever forget what Rahul Dravid and V V S Laxman did? They turned the match around,” the PM had stated. “Similarly, who can forget Anil Kumble bowling with an injury. This is the power of motivation and positive thinking.”
He termed each Kumble’s effort and the 376-run partnership between Dravid and Laxman because the “power of motivation and positive thinking”, which helped India stage an unbelievable turnaround and script a well-known win after following on.
Reaching out to students throughout the nation by the third version of the ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’ programme on the Talkatora Stadium right here, the Prime Minister advised them not to get demotivated by non permanent setbacks.
((With PTI Inputs))