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66th State Level Hockey Competition

  • 16 Nov 2022
  • 2 min read

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On November 15, 2022, Rajasthan Sports and Youth Affairs and Public Relations Minister Ashok Chandna inaugurated the 66th State Level Under-17 Student Hockey Competition being held at Government Higher Secondary School of Gram Panchayat Lava in Sub-Division Malpura of Tonk district.

Key Points

  • Highlighting the importance of sports, Ashok Chandna said that the environment of sports eliminates the trend of drugs among the youth and reduces crimes.
  • He informed that more than 600 players in the state have been given government jobs by the state government so far. All the players have made the country proud by participating in the Olympics, Asian Games and Commonwealth Games. For the first time, the Rajasthan women's team has won the title by performing brilliantly at the international level in volleyball.
  • He said that on the demand of the players and villagers of Lava, it has been announced to get the work done under Major Dhyan Chand Yojana for the construction of mini sports stadium in Government Higher Secondary School Lava and an amount of Rs 50 lakh has been announced for mini stadium on its behalf.
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