Hockey is National game of India
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Confirmation by Ayupp.com – FAKE
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Ayupp Analysis – Hockey is not national game of India. Until 2012, it was believed that hockey is national game of India. The reason behind that was India was consecutive 6 gold medals in Olympics between 1928 and 1956. Union Minister of India announced this in reply to RTI query from a 10 year old girl named as Aishwarya Parashar. Like our childhood she was also told that Hockey is National Game of India. To solve her curiosity,RTI was registered and union minister had to reply that hockey is not our national game. Read the article published in Times of India - http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/hockey/top-stories/Hockey-is-not-our-national-game-Ministry/articleshow/15322482.cms
So, the question is – What is national game of India?
As per the above RTI query, union minister of Youth affairs replied to the query of Aishwarya by saying that there is no national game of India.
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