Arunachal CM Khandu reviews preparations for Sansad Khel Spardha
Khandu stressed that 'Sansad Khel Spardha' be popularized as a mass sports programme so that the culture of sports is encouraged among the youths
ITANAGAR: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu Friday convened a meeting with Arunachal Olympic Association (AOS) to review the preparations for successful conduct of the first-ever Sansad Khel Spardha to be held in the state, next month. Assuring all support from the state government, Khandu said the event is being organized as per the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to identify sports talent so that they may find place at the national and international sports platforms.
He stressed that 'Sansad Khel Spardha' be popularized as a mass sports programme so that the culture of sports is encouraged among the youths and their sporting talents are groomed and channelized, official sources informed here.
The chief minister further emphasized for popularizing Para sports in the state, and appreciated the works of Paralympic Association of Arunachal Pradesh in this regard.
AOA Secretary General Bamang Tago, made a detail presentation on the ongoing preparatory works for the smooth conduct of the event.
The review meeting was also attended by sports and youth affairs secretary Anirudh Saran Singh, sports director Tadar Apa and state leading sports promoters including Abraham K Techi Vice President AOA, Toko Teki Vice President among others.