Modi, others greet Indian team on Kabaddi World Cup win
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other political leaders on Saturday congratulated the Indian team for winning the Kabaddi World Cup after defeating Iran.
"Congratulations to the Indian team for winning the Kabaddi World Cup. The team showed exceptional skills, grit and determination. Well done!," Modi tweeted.
India fought off a tough challenge from Iran to win their third successive Kabaddi World Cup.
In perhaps the most exciting match of this World Cup, the Indians overturned a first-half deficit with a superb second-half performance to win 38-29.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders including Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley, Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Radha Mohan Singh, Minister of State Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (Independent Charge) Rajiv Pratap Rudy and Union Minister of Steel Birender Singh also congratulated team India through their Twitter accounts.
Besides, Indian National Congress (INC) also greeted Indian Kabaddi team.
"Congratulations Team India on winning the Kabaddi World Cup," Indian National Congress (INC) tweeted.