The badminton star started training with the Indian legend at the end of August.
Under IOC rules, each host city can request the inclusion of several sports for their edition of the Games
India, Poland, Mexico and Indonesia have expressed interest in bidding for the Games.
'This is the age-old dream of 140 crore (1.4 billion) Indians, it is their aspiration,' Modi said at the opening ceremony of the International Olympic Committee session in Mumbai.
Cricket, which enjoys enormous global appeal, would return after appearing once before at the 1900 Games, after the tremendous success for women's cricket at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
She later outplayed Poland's Roksana Marta Zasina by technical superiority to move into the quarterfinals.
The 21-year-old, who had earlier this month won gold in her favourite event at the World University Games in Chengdu, qualified for the final with a national record score of 589.
The four-time Olympic gold medalist dazzled fans with her sky-high tumbling and a double-flipping vault.
Made with a lightweight polished steel and with a champagne colour, the torch's lower half features a relief pattern that mimics the movement of the Seine, along which the Opening Ceremony will be held before more than half-a-million spectators.
Chanu, who is currently training in the USA, said athletes in the northeastern state have been affected by the conflict.