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Punjab to make international players from rural sports fairs - Harpal Singh Cheema

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | March 20, 2023 08:58 PM

LUDHIANA: Punjab Finance, Planning, Excise and Taxation Minister Advocate Harpal Singh Cheema said on Monday said that the Punjab government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Maan has been providing every support to uplift village playgrounds and traditional sports fairs to ensure that budding players at these fairs could be further trained to compete at international level.

Finance Minister Advocate Harpal Singh Cheema and MLA Hardeep Singh Mundian were Chief Guest and Special Guest at the Football Cup and Dog Race Fair organized by Guru Gobind Singh Sports Club at village Dhanansu of Sahnewal constituency. On this occasion, Advocate Cheema said that the Punjab government has been making all possible efforts to make the youth of Punjab energetic and healthy by keeping them away from drugs. He said that rural sports fairs and playgrounds have been contributing a lot in this mission.

Speaking on the occasion, MLA Hardeep Singh Mundian said that their effort were to make the Rangla Punjab mission of the Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann a reality, in which the sports fairs being held in the villages and towns of Punjab were making a big contribution. He said that ever kinds of support was being extended to the sports fairs besides improving the playgrounds in the rural areas.

On this occasion, Finance Minister Advocate Harpal Singh Cheema announced that all the legitimate demands of the panchayat members led by Sarpanch Saudagar Singh and prominent representatives of the village Dhanansu would be fulfilled on priority. Meanwhile, Finance Minister Cheema, MLA Mundian and Police Commissioner Ludhiana Mandeep Singh Sidhu were also honored by the organizers.

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