The country's athletes were forced to withdraw from the Tokyo Paralympics after Taliban's took over Afghanistan
Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) chief Deepa Malik insisted that India will easily surpass four medal haul of Rio Games
Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia and high jumper Mariyappan Thangavelu will lead the biggest ever contingent with India expecting at least 15 medals
India are being represented by 54 athletes - the biggest ever - and the country is expecting its best medal haul this time.
India is fielding its largest-ever contingent with 54 athletes in nine sports including at Tokyo Paralympics
The eight-member group was accorded a send-off at the airport by officials of Sports Ministry, SAI and Paralympic Committee of India
Jhajharia, 40, won his first gold in F-46 category in 2004 Athens Paralympics and then won his second top medal in the 2016 Rio Games
The Paralympics will be held between August 24 to September 5 with PM Modi virtually interacting with 10 athletes
India will start its campaign at Tokyo Paralympics on August 27, with men's and women's archery events
The bureaucrat along with Manoj Sarkar on Friday qualified after the game's governing body BWF granted two bipartite quotas to India
Rubina Francis has qualified for the Tokyo Paralympics with a world record, Deepa Malik, Paralympic Committee of India president, said
A total of 72 para-athletes, including 18 female players, took part in the selection trials held in Delhi on June 29 and 30. India has been granted 24 slots, including four women athletes, by the World Para Athletics
Two-time Paralympian, Amit Saroha will be representing the country in the F51 category in discus throw and club throw
Overall, India has claimed 17 medals including nine gold at the 12th Fazza International World Para Athletics Grand Prix
Deepa Malik, India's first-ever woman Paralympic medallist, was recently elected as the president of the Paralympic Committee of India
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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