Nahan, Rajan Pundir. The target is to open 70 cricket academies in Himachal Pradesh. Out of which 45 cricket academies have been opened in the state so far. 15 cases have been registered for building seven cricket stadiums in Himachal Pradesh. Which has now been settled by the Supreme Court. Union Sports and Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur said this. Anurag Thakur had reached Majra in Nahan assembly constituency of district Sirmaur to lay the foundation stone for the Astroturf to be built with an investment of Rs 5.50 crore. Addressing the public meeting after the foundation stone, Anurag Thakur said that he had prepared the International Cricket Stadium of Dharamsala by cutting a 300 feet mountain in two years without the support of any government. Now he wants to build a cricket stadium in each district of the state. The district in which the land for the cricket stadium will be made available. A cricket stadium will be built there. Anurag Thakur said that when players from Punjab and Haryana can win medals, then why not players from Himachal. Thakur assured the public that he would also make a mark with Himachal’s sports. In the coming time, all types of facilities will be provided to the students in Majra Hostel. Anurag Thakur said that no matter how big the infrastructure should be made. But if there are no better coaches out there, then what will we teach the children? On which Anurag Thakur announced that every 3 months in Majra Sports Hostel, big coaches of the country would come here for 1 week to coach the players. Along with this, Anurag Thakur also announced to build an indoor stadium at Paonta Sahib on the demand of Energy Minister and Paonta Sahib MLA Sukhram Chaudhary. Anurag Thakur said that recently he had organized Khel Mahakumbh in his parliamentary constituency. All the sports ministers of the country should talk to the players of their states about their problems and what facilities they need. Anurag Thakur said that the Central Government has started the Khelo India program under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In which 25 types of games of youth and university have been included. Many talents have emerged from these sports competitions. Anurag Thakur informed that a national competition is being organized under Khelo India soon in Panchkula, Haryana.

Himachal government should promote traditional sports

Anurag Thakur while addressing the public meeting said that Himachal Pradesh is a hilly state. The government here should also promote traditional sports.

Assurance given for the renovation of Majra Sports Hostel

Addressing the public meeting, Union Sports and Information Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur also assured the renovation of Majra Sports Hostel building on the demand of Nahan MLA Dr. Rajiv Bindal. Along with this, Anurag Thakur said that instead of 5:50 crores, 7:50 crores will be spent on Astroturf.

Edited By: Manoj Kumar