Former Indian hockey player Ashok Diwan, who was stranded in the United States because of to imposed journey limitations, on Friday returned to the nation. Expressing elation in excess of arriving again household, Diwan reported ”it feels so good to be back”. “I am again in India, landed nowadays morning, and undergoing fourteen times necessary quarantine as directed by Govt of India. It feels so good to be again in your household nation,” Diwan reported in a assertion. Previous thirty day period, Diwan sought aid from the Athletics Ministry following he experienced produced overall health troubles. He was scheduled to fly again to India on April 20 but because of to the coronavirus disaster, his journey was postponed.
Diwan, who was a member of the 1975 Environment Cup-winning group, reported overall health-clever, he is accomplishing all right and bettering.
“Through this time of distress, senior player, colleagues hockey lovers, buddies, and relatives retained me inspired and inspired. I am accomplishing all right overall health-clever and bettering. I am definitely grateful to you for all your support and aid that you have furnished as a result of the time of soreness,” he reported.
Diwan also thanked Indian Olympic Affiliation (IOA) President Narinder Batra, Athletics Minister Kiren Rijiju, Indian Ambassador in United states of america and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar.
“I am indebted to Batra, Athletics Minister, External Affairs Minister, Taranjit Sandhu ji (Indian Ambassador in United states of america), Dinesh Vyas, Indian embassy officials especially Rajesh N. Naik sir (DCG, SFO) and Indian Media for all the aid and support,” Diwan reported.