SC rejects plea to recognize hockey as the National game

The Supreme Court rejects plea filed by lawyer Vishal Tiwari seeking directions to the Union of India and other concerned organisations to recognise hockey as India’s national game.

Tiwari in his petition asked that if the country could have national animal, then why couldn’t it have its national game.

The presiding judge, Justice UU Lalit, said, “There should be a drive within people. Players like Mary Kom rise above all adversities. The court cannot do anything.”