India made their Paralympic Games debut at the 1968 Games, competed again in 1972, and then were absent until 1984. They have competed in every Games since.
Their first gold medal was won at the 1972 Games in Heidelberg, Germany, by PETKAR, who set a world record in winning swimming's 50m freestyle.
Jana-gana-mana (Thou Art the Ruler of the Minds of all People)
Anthem: Year of Induction
Words and music Rabindranath TAGORE.
Official NPC name
NPC President's name
Mr. Sultan AHMED
NPC General Secretary's name
Mr. Rathan Singh RAM SINGH
Year of first appearance in an Paralympic Games
Number of appearances in Paralympic Games
10, including London 2012
Summary of Paralympic Games Appearances
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