Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan too hailed India's victory in Junior World Cup hockey after 15 years, saying the team displayed superb play.
"Our junior hockey team displayed superb attacking play, attractive trapping, wrist work and scored two field goals," she said in her message.
"There was splendid coordination among the players and impregnable defence. As a result, India defeated Belgium by 2 -1 to claim the World Cup," Mahajan added in her message.
India created history by winning the FIH Junior Hockey World Cup after a gap of 15 long years with a clinical 2-1 victory against Belgium in the final.
Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal also appreciated the junior Indian hockey team's victory.
The Chief Minister in his message said that it was a matter of great honour and pride for all Punjabis that five players in Indian squad including Captain Harjeet Singh hailed from the state.
Badal hoped that this feat of Indian juniors would go a long way to inspire millions of youngsters who strive hard to excel in sports.