District Administration Gears Up For ‘Khedan Vatan Punjab Diyan’
Deputy Commissioner Reviews Prepping For Mega Event, Cm To Kickstart Games On August 29- National Sports Day
Jalandhar : ulling up its socks, the District Administration has fully geared up for ‘Khedan Vatan Punjab Diyan’ to be organized by Punjab Government in the state from August 29-the National Sports Day. The two-month long sports event will be kick-started by the Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann from local Guru Gobind Singh Stadium, for which elaborate arrangements are being underway .
He mentioned that the school and college students would perform various cultural activities to make the inauguration of Khedan Vatan Punjab Diyan more colourful.Deputy Commissioner Jaspreet Singh on Tuesday while reviewing the preparations said that the ‘Khedan Vatan Punjab Diyan’ would be a gala event to further infuse spirit of sportsmanship amongst young minds.
He said that Punjab Government had released an appeal for maximum and helahty participation of youngsters in the games, which would pave a way to secure laurels in national and international sports arena in time to come.
The event will witness multiple sports, said the Deputy Commissioner, to be organized at Block, District and State Level. The interested youngsters can register themselves through a special portal www.punjabkhedmela2022.in
The youngsters can also get themselves registered by visiting District Sports Offices. He pointed out that the sporting events would be held in various age groups including under-14, under-17 and under-21 besides open groups between the age group of 21 and 40, 41 and 50 & above 50 years of age.
Pertinently, as per the schedule the Block level tournaments will be held from September 1 to 7 with games Volleyball, Athletics, Football, Kabaddi, Kho-Kho and Rope while District Level tournaments taking place from September 12 to 22 would have games Athletics, Football, Kabaddi, Kho-Kho, Volleyball, Handball, Softball, Judo, Roller Skating, Gatka, Kick Boxing, Hockey, Netball, Badminton, Basketball, Power Lifting, Lawn Tennis, Wrestling, Swimming, Boxing, Table Tennis and Weight Lifting. Similarly, the State Level tournaments starting from October 10 to 21 will include all district level games, plus Kick Boxing, Archery, Shooting, Chess, Rowing, Gymnastics, Fencing and Power Lifting.
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