29th August 2015 - CURRENT AFFAIRS
• National Sports Day is celebrated on August 29 every year in honour of Indian hockey legend Dhyan Chand on his birthday.
• Dhyan Chand, often referred to as ‘The Wizard’ for his incredible hockey skills, was born on this day in 1905. In order to pay homage, the Government of India, in 2012, designated this day as the country’s National Sports Day.
• To commemorate the occasion, TNN presents an infographic celebrating the life and times of the Indian hockey legend.
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