Coronavirus: Former Hockey Player Ashok Diwan Returns To India, Enters 14-Day Quarantine

Former Indian hockey participant Ashok Diwan, who was stranded in the United States thanks to imposed travel constraints, on Friday returned to the place. Expressing elation above arriving again home, Diwan explained ”it feels so excellent to be back”. “I am again in India, landed currently morning, and undergoing fourteen times necessary quarantine as directed by Govt of India. It feels so excellent to be again in your home place,” Diwan explained in a assertion. Very last thirty day period, Diwan sought support from the Sporting activities Ministry soon after he had made well being issues. He was scheduled to fly again to India on April twenty but thanks to the coronavirus disaster, his travel was postponed.

Diwan, who was a member of the 1975 Entire world Cup-successful workforce, explained well being-intelligent, he is executing all right and improving upon.

“For the duration of this time of distress, senior participant, colleagues hockey lovers, close friends, and family stored me enthusiastic and encouraged. I am executing all right well being-intelligent and improving upon. I am genuinely grateful to you for all your aid and support that you have provided by the time of irritation,” he explained.

Diwan also thanked Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra, Sporting activities Minister Kiren Rijiju, Indian Ambassador in United states and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar.

“I am indebted to Batra, Sporting activities Minister, External Affairs Minister, Taranjit Sandhu ji (Indian Ambassador in United states), Dinesh Vyas, Indian embassy officers in particular Rajesh N. Naik sir (DCG, SFO) and Indian Media for all the support and aid,” Diwan explained.