The Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on December 29th, 2019, launched torch relay of the 3rd edition of the Khelo India Youth Games to be held in Guwahati next year. The annual event will be held from January 10th to 22nd, 2020.
Addressing the gathering, Sonowal urged the youths of the state to make sports as a way of life and put dedicated efforts to achieve excellence. He also announced the government’s plan to organise Village Olympics Talent Hunt across the state to identify and groom budding sportspersons.
The CM presented Chief Minister’s Special Sports Award to medal winners of South Asian Games, 2019-20 and cash award to medal winners under Assam Govt’s Integrated Sports Policy at Sarusajai, Guwahati.
Congratulating the awardees, the CM urged the sportspersons to aim for the Olympics and bring laurels to the state and nation.
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