Last Updated: January 17, 2023, 18:50 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Wednesday just about inaugurate the second part of the ‘Saansad Khel Mahakumbh’ being organised in Uttar Pradesh’ Basti district, his workplace stated.
The ‘Khel Mahakumbh’ is a novel initiative that gives alternative and platform to the youth of Basti and neighbouring areas to showcase their sporting expertise and motivates them to take sport as a profession choice, an announcement issued by the Prime Minister’s Office stated.
Prime Minister Modi will inaugurate the second part of ‘Saansad Khel Mahakumbh 2022-23’ being organised in Basti district, on January 18, 2023 at 1 PM by way of video conferencing, it stated.
The ‘Saansad Khel Mahakumbh’ is being organised in Basti District by Lok Sabha MP from Basti, Harish Dwivedi since 2021.
‘Saansad Khel Mahakumbh 2022-23’ is being organised in two phases. The first part was organised from December 10 to 16, 2022, and the second part might be held from January 18 to 28, 2023.
The Khel Mahakumbh organises various competitions in each indoor and out of doors sports activities like wrestling, kabaddi, kho kho, basketball, soccer, hockey, volleyball, handball, chess, carom, badminton, desk tennis and many others.
Apart from these, competitions in essay writing, portray, rangoli making and many others. are additionally organised in the course of the occasion.
It additionally endeavours to inculcate the spirit of self-discipline, staff work, wholesome competitors, self-confidence and nationalism among the many youth of the area, the assertion stated.
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