Srinagar, 11 February (CNI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh contributed a lot to the development of the country, adding that the “Khelo India Winter Games” has not only promoted sports but also strengthened the sense of an integral part of India.
As per the Current News of India (CNI), Narendra Modi further said that the “Khelo India” campaign is an important step to give an excellent platform to our young talented sportspersons, especially those from rural areas and small towns.
In a message after inaugurating the third phase of Khelo India by Sports and Youth Affairs and Information and Broadcasting Minister, Anurag Thakur and Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said it was good to see, Be it business, tourism, gardening or sports, The Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh plays a great role in the development of the country. He said that the Khelo India Winter Games has not only encouraged sports and tourism but also made ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that success in sports is closely related to the development and honour of any country in the world, adding that the energy of the youth is very important in the development of the nation, which takes the country forward in various fields through hard work and dedication.
In such circumstances, the Khelo India campaign is an important step to give an excellent platform to our young talented athletes, especially those from rural areas and small towns.
Emphasizing that India is taking determined steps at every stage to encourage sportspersons and provide them with state-of-the-art sports facilities through a holistic and comprehensive approach, The Prime Minister said that the country is steadily moving forward as the emerging sports power of the world. (CNI)