CM inaugurates state level badminton tournament
By OUR STAFF REPORTER
DEHRADUN, 18 Aug: Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami today inaugurated the ‘Uttarakhand State Senior Badminton Competition’ organised by the Uttaranchal State Badminton Association at the Multipurpose Sports Complex at the Parade Grounds here. This competition will run till 21 August.
Dhami extended best wishes to all the players present for a bright future ahead. He said that the children were putting in commendable performances in various disciplines of sports. The players of the state are bringing laurels to the state and the country now. Players from Uttarakhand had achieved a good position on the basis of their determination, will power and hard work.
The Chief Minister added that a positive energy is transmitted in human beings with enthusiasm and zeal and that the determination and strong willpower led to success. India is now moving ahead as a leader in every field. A new India is being built. He said that to encourage sportspersons, a new sports policy has been formulated in the state. Keeping the convenience of the players and their interests in view, further improvements would be made in the sports policy from time to time. Many provisions had been made in the new sports policy, so that the youth could feel encouraged to achieve new heights in the field of sports.
Also present on the occasion were USBA President Alaknanda Ashok, Secretary BS Mankoti, Chetan Gurung and DK Sen.