Former Indian cricketer, Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday congratulated the Indian Air Force (IAF) on its 87th Air Force Day. Tendulkar, who is considered as one of the best players of International Cricket, took to the micro-blogging website Twitter, to extended his warm wishes. In his tweet, Tendulkar also tweeted about Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi's healthy and clean India mission and said that he is happy to see people's enthusiasm for the mission.
🇮🇳 वायु सेना दिवस के अवसर पर सभी को शुभकामनाएं।भारत को हमेशा सुरक्षित रखने के लिए मैं देश के हर सैनिक को धन्यवाद देता हूं। माननीय PM मोदी जी द्वारा जारी स्वस्थ और स्वच्छ भारत मिशन में आपके उत्साह को देखकर मैं कामना करता हूं कि भारत हमेशा स्वस्थ, स्वच्छ और सुरक्षित रहे। जय हिंद! pic.twitter.com/6eYrZDrYgE— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) October 8, 2019
The first batsman to score a double century in ODI and also the only player to score 100 ODI centuries, Tendulkar is widely regarded as the best batsmen in international cricket. On the occasion of 87th Air Force Day, Tendulkar extended his warm wishes and regards to the Indian Air Force and thanked all the soldiers for ensuring the safety of India. In his tweet, Tendulkar also said that looking at the enthusiasm of people for the 'Fit India, Clean India' mission, he hopes that India is fit, clean and secure.
Earlier today, PM Modi congratulated the Indian Air Force personnel on the Force's 87th Foundation Day and said that the Force has played a key role in all major events. Union Minister of Defence, Rajnath Singh who is currently on a three-day visit to France also tweeted his wishes and said that the IAF is a shining example exemplary courage, fortitude, determination and impeccable service to our nation. The Defence Minister will also receive the first Rafale jet to be inducted into the IAF.