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Sports events to be held regularly in Panchkula

In a bid to promote sports activities among rural youth,the District Administration has decided to hold the rural sports events on a regular basis.

In a bid to promote sports activities among rural youth,the District Administration has decided to hold the rural sports events on a regular basis. Deputy Commissioner,Panchkula,Ashima Brar,said that the sports events will be held regularly.

She said that the state government has decided to hold Panchayati rural sports tournament at the block,district and state level. “The basic objective of such rural tournaments is to provide rural youths an opportunity to display their unharnessed talent so that they may be noticed and their talent is nurtured in tradtional rural games like Kabbadi,wrestling,volleyball,hockey,football and athletics,” she added.

Brar said that in District Panchkula,district level Panchayati sports tournament will be held on 2 and 3 April at Tau Devi Lal sports complex in Sector 3 of Panchkula.

The Deputy Commissioner said that the spirit of sportsmanship should be encouraged among the youth adding that the rural games should be held at block as well as district level. “Such initiative on the part of the government will enable many rural talents to come forward and it will be another herculean and successful step in the promotion of rural sports in the state.”