Punjab CM vows to revive pristine glory of state in sports activities at closing of Khedan Watan Punjab Dian
LUDHIANA: With the promise to fulfill once more subsequent 12 months, the round three months lengthy sporting extravaganza ‘Khedan Watan Punjab Dian’ culminated right here on Thursday on the native Guru Nanak Stadium because the Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann vowed to revive the pristine glory of the state.
Addressing the gathering after digitally transferring money quantity value Rs 6.85 crore within the financial institution accounts of 9961 gamers who had bagged Gold, Silver and Bronze medal on the state degree throughout video games, the Chief Minister congratulated all of the gamers for his or her stupendous success. He stated that Rs 10,000 money award has been transferred in account of winner of Gold medal, Rs 7000 in account of silver medal winner and Rs 5000 has been transferred in account of bronze medal winner. Bhagwant Mann stated that these video games shall be held yearly to advertise sporting exercise in each nook and nook of state.
The Chief Minister additionally felicitated the groups of Patiala, Ludhiana and SAS Nagar for bagging first, second and third place within the state degree video games with 202, 133 and 123 gold medals respectively. He additionally honoured 9 districts together with Amritsar, Barnala, Faridkot, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Patiala, Roopnagar, SAS Nagar and Sangrur for efficiently organising state degree video games effectively of their districts. Bhagwant Mann additionally congratulated the Sports activities Minister Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer for profitable completion of those video games.
Asserting the fruits of this round three months lengthy gala sporting occasion, the Chief Minister stated that it’s a matter of nice delight and satisfaction that on this mega occasion greater than three lakh gamers have participated in numerous six age teams. He stated that these gamers have participated in numerous competitions from block to the state degree in 28 sports activities classes. Bhagwant Mann additionally introduced that the state authorities will give high precedence to recruit the excellent gamers in numerous authorities departments.
Congratulating the gamers who had gained medals within the video games, the Chief Minister urged them to not really feel pleased with their victory however to remain humble and work onerous for extra success. He stated that the video games have gotten overwhelming response throughout the state and youth have participated in them with big enthusiasm. Bhagwant Mann stated that he’s elated to share that even in some occasions three generations of households have participated in these video games.
The Chief Minister stated that he’s an avid sports activities lover as a result of which he’s making strenuous efforts for promotion of sports activities. He stated that his authorities had felicitated the commonwealth contingent as quickly as they’d returned from the video games. Bhagwant Mann envisioned that the day isn’t far when all the primary three slots in each sport shall be bagged by Punjabis each at nationwide and worldwide degree.
The Chief Minister stated that in a path breaking initiative his authorities has resumed Shaheed Bhagat Singh youth award, which shall be bestowed to 46 youth yearly for his or her excellent contribution in a number of fields. He stated that the award winners will get money cash value Rs 51,000 together with appreciation certificates. Bhagwant Mann bemoaned that this award was stopped round seven years again however shall be resumed now.
The Chief Minister additionally vowed to make Punjab because the entrance runner state within the nation. He stated that his authorities is already making all out efforts for this noble trigger. Bhagwant Mann envisioned that the concerted efforts will give desired outcomes and an period of unprecedented progress and prosperity shall be ushered in state.
The Chief Minister additional stated that the celebrated G-20 summit, scheduled to be held within the holy metropolis of Amritsar in March-2023, will promote Punjab as a most popular vacation spot for enterprise on the worldwide degree. He stated that the summit may also present a stage to the federal government to showcase its achievements and amenities for organising new companies. Bhagwant Mann stated that it is a golden alternative when Punjab may be highlighted as a land of greatest alternatives including that the state is lucky to have gotten this chance to host this occasion, during which main nations from world wide will talk about training and labour and different essential points.
The Chief Minister stated that the state authorities has been making all out efforts for selling sports activities throughout the state to channelize the unbounded vitality of youth in a constructive method. He stated that these video games have been a proper step in direction of this course because it has offered platform to the gamers for showcasing their latent. Bhagwant Mann asserted that these video games may also assist the state authorities to establish the strengths and weaknesses of the gamers which shall be helpful for grooming them for the nationwide and worldwide occasions in future.
The Chief Minister additional stated that the state authorities is leaving no stone unturned to popularize sports activities within the state as it may be play a key function in progress of the state and prosperity of its folks. He asserted that it’s the want of hour to encourage extra budding gamers to excel in subject of sports activities. Bhagwant Mann stated that Aam Aadmi authorities is engaged on an aggressive marketing campaign to provide most variety of educated sportspersons in order that Punjab can contribute extra gamers within the Indian contingent for worldwide occasions.
The Chief Minister stated that Punjab has ample sports activities expertise and Punjab authorities will go away no stone unturned to faucet their potential and allow them to take part and excel in worldwide occasions. Bhagwant Mann stated that Punjab and sports activities have a robust and inseparable bond including that the youth of the state have an inherited expertise however the successive governments have failed to supply requisite infrastructure to them. He asserted that now the gamers shall be offered the state of artwork infrastructure and world class amenities.
Earlier, Sports activities Minister Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer welcomed the Chief Minister and different dignitaries on the event. He additionally lauded the function performed by your complete authorities equipment to make this sporting occasion an enormous success. Meet Hayer stated that these video games have scripted a brand new success story in historical past of the state.
In the meantime, Commonwealth silver medalist weightlifter Vikas Thakur handed over the video games flag to Chief Minister. Bhagwant Mann gave the flag to Sports activities division for organising the video games yearly.
Throughout the closing ceremony, cultural performances by artist troupes mesmerised the viewers with their dazzling performances. Main Punjabi singers Kulwinder Billa, Pari Pandher and Armaan Dhillon entertained the viewers with their songs.
On the event a powerful video in regards to the sporting extravaganza accompanied by magnificent conventional dance ‘Giddha’ and ‘Bhangra’ enthralled the viewers and compelled them to faucet their toes. The gathering additionally gave standing ovation to the dazzling firework present on the event.