Indian ladies’s hockey staff participant Navjot Kaur mentioned she has been drawing and colouring with extra spare time in hand amid coronavirus lockdown.
- Final Up to date: April 25, 2020, 1:57 PM IST
Bengaluru: Indian ladies’s hockey staff ahead Navjot Kaur has mentioned that amid the nationwide lockdown in place as a consequence of covid-19 pandemic, gamers — whereas engaged on their health and sport — have additionally obtained an opportunity to deal with their hobbies and atone for reveals on Netflix.
“We’re utilising our time to pursue our hobbies as nicely. Normally, we do not have loads of time and due to this fact I’m actually having fun with drawing, colouring and catching up on just a few reveals on Netflix,” mentioned the ahead who’s at the moment with the staff on the Sports activities Authority of India (SAI) Centre.
“I’m in fixed contact with my household as nicely and making certain that they’re taking the required precautions. I miss them so much, however staying right here in Bengaluru has helped me preserve busy. I suppose if all of us can keep a hard and fast routine, we will positively keep constructive and hope for one of the best,” she added.
Navjot additionally mentioned that that the wonderful performances by the facet in 2019 have helped preserve the complete group motivated to proceed working onerous and consider in a greater tomorrow.
“There isn’t any doubt that it has been troublesome for everybody throughout the globe, however now we have to remain constructive and proceed shifting ahead. All of us right here on the SAI campus in Bengaluru are working very onerous on our health and stickwork drills in our rooms,” mentioned the 25-year-old.
“I feel the form of performances we produced in 2019, particularly on the FIH Ladies’s Collection Finals and FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers, has actually helped us to remain motivated and proceed placing within the onerous yards in no matter manner we will,” she added.
Talking in regards to the enjoyable health problem initiative by the Indian eves to boost funds to feed the folks whose livelihoods have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, Navjot mentioned the complete staff is overwhelmed by the response the initiative has obtained.
The staff has crowdfunded over Rs 15 lakh since 17 April and can proceed to boost funds until Could three when the nationwide lockdown is slated to finish.
“The response to the enjoyable health problem initiative has been completely superb. We’ve to battle this battle collectively and it is nice to see folks across the nation accepting our challenges and donating funds.
“Folks coming collectively from all walks of life to assist the underprivileged throughout this troublesome time raises all our hopes. We simply need to take every day because it comes and someday, we will likely be victorious,” mentioned Navjot.