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CM inaugurates the Sports Conclave at Sanskardham on the eve of the National Games opening ceremony

    Khelmahakumbh and National Games are the foundation for the excellence of our athletes at the international level: CM

    In 6 cities of Gujarat, players are playing sports in day and garba in evening

    Discussion sessions on the two topics “Role of Sports in Nation Building” and “New Education Policy and Sports – Body Fit to Mind Hit”


    Gandhinagar, Wednesday:  Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Bhupendra Patel addressing the ‘First Sports Conclave-2022’ said that, participation in sports is the most important thing, losing and winning are the next. To increase the passion of the players, he gave the mantra of victory to the players to not lose courage. He further said that Prime Minister Shri Narendrabhai Modi has done great work in the field of sports in Gujarat by laying the foundation of Khel Mahakumbh. Today the players of Gujarat are making Gujarat proud.

    A Sports Conclave was organized at the Sanskardham complex at Godhavi, Ahmedabad before the opening ceremony of the National Games with the motto “Judega India, Jeetega India”.The Chief Minister, who was presiding over the program, further added that with the political will and teamwork of the Gujarat government, the organization of the National Games has been realized in the shortest possible time. He also congratulated the Sports Department for organizing a successful event with determination and strong will. He said, Shri Narendrabhai’s resolve is to make India a developed nation. To become a developed nation, development in the field of sports is indispensable.

    State Sports Minister Shri. Harsh Sanghvi welcomed all the players on the land of Gujarat in the beginning of his address. He said that organizing National Games in Gujarat is special in every way. Athletes will participate in sports competitions during the day in 6 cities and play Garba in the evening. To make these 10 days the most memorable of life for all the athletes, the state has planned under the leadership of Shri Bhupendra Patel. On Thursday, ‘Nah Bhuto, Na Bhishavati’ opening ceremony will take place, Gujarat is ready to raise the passion of the players across the country. 100 days ago today, Chief Minister Shri Bhupendra Patel wrote a letter to the Indian Olympics Association to host the National Games 2022.

    In the past, other states used to take years for such planning, but in just 90 days, Gujarat is all set to host the National Games. Ahead of the National Games, more than 50 lakh students and their parents participated in organizing games in rural and urban areas. At many places, students were seen playing with their grandparents. Today this planning is the happy result of Prime Minister Shri Narendrabhai Modi’s vision 20 years ago.

    In the conclave, a discussion session was held on the topics of “Role of Sports in Nation Building” and “New Education Policy and Sports – Body Fit to Mind Hit” by Indian international athletes and sports experts including country’s famous players PV Sindhu, VVS Laxman, Anju Bobby George. Along with them Shri Monal Choksi, Gagan Narang, Director General of Sports Authority of India Shri. Sandeep Pradhan, Additional Secretary of Central Education Department Shri. Santosh Kumar Yadav and sports entrepreneurs had an interesting discussion.

    At the beginning of the program, Sports Commentator Shri. Charu Sharma lightened the atmosphere by engaging the students, sportsmen and sportsmen in a unique style.

    Source: Information Department, Gujarat