Young Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant has been appointed as the brand ambassador of Uttarakhand for promoting sports and general health.
The 24-year-old Pant has already become a permanent member of the Indian team in all three formats of the game and many believe that he is the future captain of the India National Cricket Team considering his amazing performance as a skipper for Delhi Capitals (DC) in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Meanwhile, the chief minister of Uttarakhand Pushkar Singh Dhami shared the news of Pant’s appointment on Sunday night through Twitter.
“Rishabh Pant is one of India’s finest cricketers. He is an inspiration for the youth and also a son of Uttarakhand. He has been appointed as the state’s brand ambassador for sports and general health. I spoke to him over video call to congratulate him and also invited him for a meeting,” Dhami said in a tweet that was posted in Hindi.
I Am Confident That The People Here Have The Ability To Make The Country Proud – Rishabh Pant
Rishabh Pant took to Twitter to thank Dhami for giving him the opportunity and he stated that he will do his best to spread the message and was confident that the people of Uttarakhand are fully capable to make the country proud in various fields.
“I’ll do my best to spread this message and feeling happy that you are taking these steps towards a fitter India. Coming from a small town of Roorkee, I am confident that the people here have the ability to make the country proud in various fields of life,” Pant tweeted.
“It’s a huge honour for me. The discussion I had with Shri Pushkar Singh Dhami was very inspiring. I know I have a responsibility to inspire people and this gives me the confidence to work even harder. The importance of sports and fitness can never be undermined. We all need to do our bit to bring about an awareness of a healthy lifestyle,” Pant said.
Pant who was rested for the New Zealand tour of the India Test series is all set to make a comeback in the India tour of South Africa which is scheduled to begin from December 26.
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