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Sports Minister Meet Hayer congratulates Kho Kho player Gurvir Kaur for becoming the Asian Champion

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | March 28, 2023 06:06 PM

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Sports Minister Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer has congratulated Punjab's Kho Kho player Gurvir Kaur for becoming the Asian champion.

The Indian women's team won the gold medal in the 4th Asian Kho Kho Championship held at Guwahati (Assam). In the final, the India defeated Nepal by an innings and 33 points. Earlier, India defeated Bangladesh in the semi-final.

Meet Hayer has congratulated Gurvir Kaur, representing Punjab in the Indian women's Kho Kho team, her parents and coach. He said that with this achievement she has brought laurels to the name of the entire state. Gurvir Kaur is a resident of the village of Buttar Shareeh in the Sri Muktsar Sahib district. The sports minister has wished this talented player All The Best for the future as well.

Meet Hayer further said that Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has given special guidelines to raise the flag of Punjab again at top position in the field of sports. Punjab's sports budget has been increased by 55 percent. A new sports policy is being drafted too.

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