Kila Raipur Rural Olympics kick off with bang
The Kila Raipur Rural Olympics, one of the major sporting events, started on a rousing note on Monday with MLA Jeevan Singh Sangowal and Deputy Commissioner Sakshi Sawhney inaugurated the games in the local stadium.
Kila Raipur (Ludhiana) February 12, 2024: The Kila Raipur Rural Olympics, one of the major sporting events, started on a rousing note on Monday with MLA Jeevan Singh Sangowal and Deputy Commissioner Sakshi Sawhney inaugurated the games in the local stadium.
In their address, Sangowal and Sawhney said that the state government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann was committed to taking sports to new heights in the Punjab so that it could become a leader in the country. They said that the government had already been making sincere efforts to create a sports environment in the state. They said that the organization of these historic games by the government this time would boost sports and sportsmen in the state. They said that these games would definitely bring positive results in creating a sports culture in Punjab’s every nook and corner. They also expressed hope that these games would play a vital role in making Rangla Punjab and urged the sports lovers for converging at the stadium for witnessing this gala event.
The MLA and DC said that these Olympics would also offer an opportunity to the children, youngsters, senior citizens and all others to exhibit their talents in different games.
Later, they also inaugurated an exhibition of Punjabi Heritage in the stadium and said that the rich Punjabi culture was being exhibited there. They also visited the stalls of Self Help Groups and lauded their efforts. Deputy commissioner Sakshi Sawhney also purchased a few products from the stalls.
Eminent Punjabi singer Debi Makhsoospuri would perform from 5 pm onwards tomorrow (i.e.) February 13, while Amrit Mann on February 14.