Olympic bronze medalist Bajrang Punia held a meeting with the Chief Minister of Delhi to promote dialogue about a sports university in the capital for the young talent of the country.
New Delhi: Olympic bronze medalist Bajrang Punia held a meeting with the Chief Minister of Delhi to promote dialogue about a sports university in the capital for the young talent of the country.
The Chief Minister’s Office tweeted to share the details of the meeting and wrote that the government is trying to set up Delhi Sports University in association with the star wrestler so that more and more sportspersons can be trained for the Olympics and more and more sports in India. Olympics could happen. medal
Bajrang Punia in conversation news 24Said that he will do everything that can help the young players to be their best. “I will help the players in whatever way I can, which I can do from my side,” he said.
When asked about the sports university helping the players who are short of resources, he said, “I don’t know the policies of the government for this yet, but in my opinion, I think the government should help the players in every way possible.” Must help and have no talent. Wasted due to lack of resources or money”.
“I think all the players can be trained very well if the government supports them and encourages them to provide all the resources and monetary benefits,” he said.
Asked about the type of sports for which training would be imparted at the sports university, the Olympic medalist said the government would try to include all sports in which Indian sportspersons participate in the Olympics.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said in the meeting, “The whole country is proud of your achievements. Your performance in Tokyo Olympics has made India proud, and it will inspire the younger generation to achieve greater success and win more and more medals.” ”
He also said that the Delhi government is fully prepared to promote sports among the youth and will try its best to help the players in every possible way. This is the reason why the government has laid the foundation stone of Sports University in Mundka.
The Delhi CM further said that we want to prepare many such players who can get the best training and can participate in many more Olympics to bring home the medals. During the meeting, he said, “We are trying to start the university at the earliest and we want Bajrang Punia’s participation in this effort.”
The Chief Minister assured the wrestler that the medal winners would start getting the benefits of the ongoing schemes very soon.
Haryana wrestler meets Deputy Chief Minister and Sports Minister after meeting CM Kejriwal of Delhi Manish Sisodia will discuss the government’s future efforts for sports.
This was Bajrang Punia’s second meeting with the Delhi CM, the first in September regarding the same matter.
First published:October 21, 2021, 9:28 pm