Mohali: “Punjab Government promoted Kabaddi at international level during last 7 years and now this sport has attained unique identity across the world.”
Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal shared these views while addressing the audience after interacting with the Royal Kings USA and California Eagles Kabaddi teams at
International Hockey Stadium Mohali. Both these teams are the finalists of World Kabaddi League Cup.
Meanwhile, Deputy Chief Minister announced that teams from 17 countries would participate in the World Kabaddi Cup going to be organised from November 3. He also congratulated NRI Punjabis for organizing World Kabaddi league and announced that Punjab government would extend every support to ensure that this league would be continuous feature in the coming years too.
Describing the presence of huge audience in the stadium as a signal of Punjabis love for Kabaddi, Deputy Chief Minister said he was quite confident that the future of this game would be bright. He said that amongst other achievements of SAD-BJP government the push to sports culture is among major ones. He gave a clarion call to the youth of the state to make maximum utilization of sports infrastructure created by Punjab government in the state and lead the nation to earn maximum medals in international competitions.
Prominent amongst others, Rural development and Panchayat Minister Mr. Sikander Singh Maluka, Tourism and cultural minister Mr. Sohan Singh Thandal, Advisor to Chief Minister Mr. Tikshan Sood, senior Akali SAD leader harsukhinder Singh babbi badal and senior officials of Police and sports department were also present on the occasion.
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