The process of registering the comments is simple and more than 3500 people have already extended wishes to athletes, according to reports.

Earlier, PM Modi had issued a statement during Sunday's 'Mann Ki Baat', saying that he will act as a postman for people of the country and deliver their messages to Indian athletes participating in Olympics at Rio de Janeiro.

"I hope these 119 sportspersons will perform well (in the games), and they will be able to win hearts of the people, who come there from different parts of the world," PM Narendra Modi said while flagging off "Run for Rio" at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium.

The Prime Minister also expressed satisfaction over the fact that India, this time around, was able to send a strong contingent of 119 sportspersons to the Rio Olympic Games."India has been associated with the Olympic Games for over 100 years but only this year we were able to send 119 sportspersons to Rio," he said, adding that the entire contingent was prepared well and government took special care of their training.

"We allotted special budget for their diet and training this time around," he said, adding that players were asked where and under whom would they like to be trained, and all arrangements were made accordingly for every selected individual with government spending from Rs 30 lakh to Rs 1.50 crore on a player.

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