Pradip Bhandari converses with the MP of Bulandsheher, Bhola Singhji, to see how Mr Singh looks at the game of football. The aim of the event is to unify the nation, to show solidarity towards the causes it will support. The PMs vision is historically significant, as the event would manifest soon enough. Todays youth is more into cricket and an event like this would gradually encourage a shift towards and an interest in football, says Mr Singh. Mental discipline is as important as physical fitness. Yoga guru Baba Ramdevs kicking-off the event is a sign of exactly that. Nowadays, since there is more awareness about Yoga, it has been able to penetrate into peoples habits and create healthier lifestyles.
The buzz about upcoming football match is worthy: its been called Football Ka Mahamuqabla, Football for the Nation, All Stars v/s India Parliament and given many other sensational titles. On 24th of July, Football for the Nation, is going to take place at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Delhi, where celebrities like Ranbir Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Abhishek Bachan, Aditya Roy Kapoor, Dino Morea, and others would play against some of the Indias biggest Parliamentarians like Babul Supriyo, Manoj Tiwari, Pravesh Sahib Singh Verma. Yoga guru Baba Ramdev has been announced as the Brand Ambassador of this event, ready to kick-off the match.
A charity match of this scale serves many purposes. It is associated with government initiatives, to support the noble cause of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao campaign. The match proceeds too were going to the same campaigns. The other aim of the event is to promote young blooming talent within India.