PM Narendra Modi congratulates India’s youngest ever Grandmaster, D Gukesh

India's youngest ever Grandmaster
PM Modi congratulates India's youngest ever Grandmaster, D Gukesh

PM Modi congratulates India’s youngest ever Grandmaster, D Gukesh 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated India’s youngest ever Grandmaster D Gukesh on Friday. He won the title at Delhi International Chess Grandmaster Open held on January 15. Narendra Modi called him “champion of chess” and lauded him for his achievement.

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PM Narendra Modi
PM Narendra Modi congratulates India’s youngest ever Grandmaster, D Gukesh

The Prime Minister took to Twitter to congratulate the youngest Grandmaster and wrote “Young D Gukesh has made the country proud by his accomplishment. His diligence and perseverance are noteworthy!”

Father of D Gukesh, Dr Rajinikanth read the tweet and told the media that he is very happy that Prime Minister of India appreciated his son. It is a very proud moment for them.

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Grandmaster, D Gukesh
PM Narendra Modi congratulates India’s youngest ever Grandmaster, D Gukesh

The chess prodigy started playing chess as an extracurricular activity at an age of seven. What started off as an extracurricular activity soon turned into a passion.

-PTC NEWS