Renowned sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik expressed his good wishes for Team India ahead of the India-Australia ICC Cricket World Cup final through a spectacular sand art creation on the beach in Puri. The intricate artwork comes as an endorsement to wish the team all the best as they prepare for the crucial final on November 19.
While people across India are eager to watch the final, Congress Parliamentary Party President Sonia Gandhi praised Team India’s exceptional performance and teamwork during the ICC Cricket World Cup. In a video message, he congratulated the team for continuously bringing glory to the country.
Sonia Gandhi lauded the inspiring journey to the final and highlighted the lessons of unity, hard work, determination and unwavering self-belief that extend beyond the cricket field.
“Dear Team India, I would first like to start by congratulating you for your incredible performance and excellent teamwork during this World Cup. You have consistently brought glory to the country and given us all reasons to collectively feel happy and proud. Your journey to the final has been inspiring and holds valuable lessons that go beyond the cricket field. These lessons are about unity, hard work, determination and unwavering belief in yourself. I remember personal records and brilliant match-winning performances. should also be mentioned,” she said.
Comparing India’s previous World Cup wins in 1983 and 2011, he exuded confidence in the team’s ability, saying, “I am thinking of the last two occasions when India won the World Cup trophy, first in 1983 and then in 2011. On both those occasions, the nation felt honored and interacted with joy. Cricket has always united our country beyond gender, region, language, religion and class. And now as you gear up for the final this year If you are a champion, the entire nation is supporting it. For you. I send you my best wishes. You have what it takes to become a world champion. All the best to Team India, Jai Hind.”
To show support, Congress workers performed a havan at the party headquarters in Lucknow and prayed for India’s success in the World Cup final against Australia. Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee President Ajay Rai organized a havan, expressing confidence of India’s victory on the basis of excellent performance in the entire tournament.
The priests chanted mantras and performed special pujas to seek blessings for India’s victory. A party release said an LED screen will be installed at the party headquarters for live telecast of the match, news agency PTI reported.
Special puja was performed at Mahakaleshwar Temple in Ujjain this morning to mark India’s victory in the ICC World Cup final match against Australia.
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