Not to feel burdened by the World Cup final defeat: Modi to Women’s team

Vastavam web:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi says he had advised the Indian women’s cricket team not to feel burdened by the World Cup final defeat since they had backing of the nation.Indian team ended runner-up at the prestigious ICC event after losing the final to England narrowly by nine runs.”I felt happy talking to them, but I had a feeling that they felt burdened by the fact that they could not win the World Cup. This stress, this tension was evident on their faces also,” Modi recalled during his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ address.

“I said, Look, this is the age of the media. So expectations get hyped up to such an extent that if corresponding success is not achieved, these turn into despair and even resentment.””But it happened for the first time that when our daughters did not succeed in winning the World Cup, the hundred and twenty-five million people took this defeat on their own shoulders, never letting the burden weigh down these daughters of ours.