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    Sports promote peace and positivity in society: CM Sonowal

    The Chief Minister also presented the champions trophy to Prag News which won the final match by defeating Asomiya Pratidin team.

    Guwahati: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that sports promote peace and generate tremendous positive force in society. Therefore to develop a society with positivity and ethical values, there is a need to focus more on sports.

    Sonowal made the comment while attending the prize distribution ceremony of 8th TG Baruah memorial media T20 cricket tournament at Judges Field in Guwahati on Sunday. The Chief Minister also presented the champions trophy to Prag News which won the final match by defeating Asomiya Pratidin team.

    Sports promote peace and positivity in society

    Appreciating the media fraternity for organizing the T20 cricket tournament in the memory of late TG Baruah, the Chief Minister said the tournament would inspire youth to take up sports as a career and also help in developing sporting environment in the State. The Chief Minister also urged the organizers to widen the ambit of the tournament and make it a state level championship where media persons of every nook and corner of the State could participate.

    He further informed that in order to promote sports environment in the State, the State Government decided to organize village Olympics under Assam Olympic Association. He also urged parents to motivate their children to take up sports as a career and as a way of life.

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