Recently, two big developments were announced, one is that cricket has been included in the Olympics and the second is the Indian government is planning to host Olympic games for the first time. Yes, you heard it right, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India is gearing up to host the Olympics in 2036. This major statement from the Prime Minister came on Saturday, October 14, 2023. The PM said they would not leave any stone unturned to bring the Olympics to India for the first time. Since Modi announced it, people have been curiously scrounging the weblogs to learn more about it. You are asked to stick with this page and go through it till the end. Swipe down the page.
PM Modi Says India Will Bid To Host Olympics 2036
While expressing the desire to host the Olympics in 2036, the Prime Minister of India said a joint committee would be formed by the Indian Olympic Association and the government in the coming days to discuss the roadmap to bring the Olympics to India in 2036. The central government and the IOA will discuss bids to be made for the Olympics 2036. However, the bid will be decided after the Indian Olympic Association elections take place the next year. Shift to the next section and read more details.
On Saturday, PM Modi further added that the joint committee should emphasize that it is not important for the bid to host the Olympics would be a single city, it can be a multi-nation proposal, multiple cities, or a regional effort. Kindly note that India has written a letter to the International Olympic Committee to respond to the ongoing discussion. PM Modi announced it at the opening ceremony of the IOC Session in Mumbai. Sports Minister Anurag Thakur and the President of IOA PT Usha held an informal catch-up with the IOC members on the fringes of the IOC Session.
Kindly note that before the Olympics 2036, Tokyo and Paris decided to host the Olympics seven years ago and 11 years ago Brisbane was announced to host the Olympics in 2032. The decision on who will host the 2036 Olympics has no set timetable, said the director of the Future Olympic Games Hosts, Barrett. She further added that the decision might not be made until 2030. To host the Olympics, the country must provide the IOC with more than 20 assurances including warranties for building infrastructure, security assurances, rental contracts, warranties for government services, etc. Stay tuned.