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Ministers flag off  campaign vehicle of "Khelo India"

Ministers flag off campaign vehicle of "Khelo India"

Tamil Development and Information Minister  M. P. Saminathan and Adi Dravidar Welfare Minister N. Kayalvizhi Selvaraj

flagged off the campaign vehicle that visited Tirupur district for the "Khelo India" Youth Sports Competition-2023

in the presence of Tirupur South MLA K.Selvaraj, Mayor N.Dinesh Kumar, Corporation Commissioner Pawankumar G.Kiriappanavar.

M. P. Saminathan said the CM has  implemented various government schemes on behalf of Youth Welfare and Sports Development Department. In that sense, Khelo India Youth Sports Competition is an integrated sports event organized by the Union Government to develop sports culture among the youth of the country and achieve excellence in sports.

 Union Government has given its nod to host the  Games in 2023 in Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu Sports Development Authority decided to conduct the Games in Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai and Trichy from 19.01.2024 to 31.01.2024. More than 5,500 under-18 athletes from across the country from 36 states and union territories are expected to participate in the Games.

 The event will be managed by a dedicated support staff of over 1600 individuals. And more than 1500 volunteers from the state provide a unique opportunity to get actively involved. This event will be telecast live on national television and showcase the culture of Tamil Nadu. 26 

On 22.12.2023, the ceremony was telecast live in Chennai under the leadership of the Union Sports Minister and the State Sports Minister unveiling the Khelo India Logo, Theme Song and Khelo India Torch. Gallo India Youth Games across Tamil Nadu.

To spread the message and spirit of the tournament, the campaign vehicle Canter, which has been organized by the Tamil Nadu Sports Development Authority for publicity and torch (Canter) tour, visited Tirupur district and was flagged off today.

In this event, Deputy Mayor Ra. Balasubramaniam, Head of 4th Zone of Tirupur Corporation.Mr. Ila. Padmanaban, District Sports Officer Mr. Raghu Kumar and many officials of related departments were present.