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In Pics: PM Modi's interaction with Indian Women cricket team, says 'you made the nation proud'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday hosted the women's cricket team and told the players that they made the nation proud like several other 'daughters' of the country. The team has returned from London after participating in Women's World Cup in which India lost to England in the final played last Sunday. During the interaction today, the players said that this was the first time that they had seen a prime minister tweet for the women's cricket team, the PMO said. They said that they felt proud, happy and inspired to know that the prime minister was following their progress, PMO said in a statement. He said India's daughters have made the nation proud in many international sporting events and that the society is benefiting from the progress that women are making in various fields. Modi had posted a series of tweets before the match to wish luck to the team and to players individually. He had also tweeted soon after the match to hail the team's performance.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 28 July 2017, 07:45:33 AM
Mithali Raj

Mithali Raj

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Delighted to meet the proud skipper of a proud team, Congratulated her for her leadership and her game.
Indian cricket team that took part in the women's cricket world cup

Indian cricket team that took part in the women's cricket world cup

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday hosted the women's cricket team and told the players that they made the nation proud like several other "daughters" of the country. The team has returned from London after participating in Women's World Cup in which India lost to England in the final played last Sunday. During the interaction today, the players said that this was the first time that they had seen a prime minister tweet for the women's cricket team, the PMO said. They said that they felt proud, happy and inspired to know that the prime minister was following their progress, PMO said in a statement. He said India's daughters have made the nation proud in many international sporting events and that the society is benefiting from the progress that women are making in various fields. Modi had posted a series of tweets before the match to wish luck to the team and to players individually. He had also tweeted soon after the match to hail the team's performance.
Smriti Mandhana

Smriti Mandhana

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Smriti Mandhana is a remarkable player who overcame an injury & played the WC. Her innings against England at Derby was stupendous
Poonam Raut

Poonam Raut

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PM Modi was happy to meet Poonam Raut, who played consistently well through the World Cup. Her contribution to the team is invaluable
Harmanpreet Kaur

Harmanpreet Kaur

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With the talented Harmanpreet Kaur...congratulated her for her memorable innings against Australia & wished her the best for the future.
Deepti Sharma

Deepti Sharma

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Interacted with this all rounder par excellence, Deepti Sharma. At a rather young age, her remarkable accomplishments make us proud.
Veda Krishnamurthy

Veda Krishnamurthy

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Was great meeting you,Veda Krishnamurthy. Keep playing with the same focus and determination. Good luck!
Sushma Verma

Sushma Verma

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With Sushma Verma...a reliable wicket keeper and wonderful player.
Jhulan Goswami

Jhulan Goswami

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Jhulan Goswami is renowned not only in India but across the world for her bowling. Had a very good interaction with her today.
Shikha Pandey

Shikha Pandey

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Shikha Pandey is a promising player who made India proud in the recently concluded World Cup.
Poonam Yadav

Poonam Yadav

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The contribution of Poonam Yadav to the team is immense. Spoke to her on a wide range of issues during our interaction.
Rajeshwari Gayakwad

Rajeshwari Gayakwad

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Appreciated Rajeshwari Gayakwad's consistent bowling in the World Cup. Delighted to meet her today.
Nuzhat Parween

Nuzhat Parween

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Met Nuzhat Parween. Had a very good interaction with her earlier today.
Mona Meshram

Mona Meshram

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Interacted with the well known cricketer Mona Meshram, whose batting is admired by many.
Mansi Joshi

Mansi Joshi

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Had a fruitful discussion with Mansi Joshi.
Ekta Bisht

Ekta Bisht

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It was wonderful to meet cricketer Ekta Bisht. She has distinguished herself as a skilled bowler.