Kolkata’s iconic Howrah Bridge on the Hooghly river was painted in Olympic colors on Monday evening. People welcomed this move openly and expressed happiness about it. Kolkata’s iconic Howrah Bridge on the Hooghly river was painted in Olympic colors on Monday evening. People welcomed this move openly and expressed happiness about it. Sports lovers have shared sparkling pictures and videos of this bridge on social media.
What is the purpose of lighting?
Tokyo Olympics will start on July 23, Indian players have reached the capital of Japan and are preparing fiercely to get India gold there. An initiative of Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Port, Kolkata under the Ministry of Ports, Shipping, and Waterways aims to create an atmosphere ahead of this mega game event.
5 colors are the symbol of the Olympics
A video posted by Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Port said, “Today the Howrah Bridge is shining in colors representing the confluence of the world’s greatest athletes from 5 continents at the Tokyo Olympic Games. The five interlaced rings – blue, yellow, black, green, and red are the symbols of the Olympics, symbolizing the union of the 5 continents.
India hopes for medalsSignificantly, more than 11,000 athletes are participating in the Tokyo Olympics. In which India has 127 players who will show their talent in 18 sports. India expects medals in shooting, boxing, archery, wrestling, badminton, men’s hockey, and athletics.