Anurag Thakur announces sports academy for Leh


Team Udayavani, Sep 17, 2019, 6:09 PM IST

New Delhi: Union minister Anurag Thakur on Tuesday announced that a cricket and sports academy will be set up in Ladakh to ensure that talented athletes of the region get the required training to excel.

According to a statement from his office, Thakur also joined Army personnel in Leh to carry out a cleanliness drive to mark Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 69th birthday.

He said people must become conscious and work together towards eliminating single-use plastic to combat the challenge posed by climate change.

Making the announcement regarding starting a sports academy, Thakur, a former BCCI president, said he had always made efforts to allow sportspersons have a platform to develop themselves.

“I firmly believe that sports help in building character and thus I propose to set up a cricket and sports academy in Leh to ensure that youth of the region gets equal opportunity and a platform to excel,” he was quoted as saying in the statement.

A number of Union ministers has visited the region after the Centre announced that Ladakh will be carved out of Jammu and Kashmir, and made a Union territory.

Udayavani is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest news.

Top News

Pakistan beat India by 10 wickets, first in T20 World Cup

Body recovered from stream in J&K’s Anantnag

Gujarat: 2 held with 250 gm mephedrone worth Rs 25 lakh

Kerala CM asks TN to draw maximum water from Mullaperiyar dam as rains may intensify

China does not have any right in choosing next Dalai Lama: Head of Tawang monastery

Remove hoardings of PM from petrol pumps, says Goa Cong

Kerala clocks 8,538 new COVID cases, 363 deaths

Related Articles More

Pakistan beat India by 10 wickets, first in T20 World Cup

New IPL teams: BCCI expecting anything between Rs7kCr-10k cr with Adani, Goenka, Aurobindo in fray

Boxing Day Ashes Test could see 80,000 crowd as Covid-19 rules ease

Three-time world champion, Pele, turns 81!

Australia beat South Africa by 5 wickets in T20 WC Super 12 match

MUST WATCH

Petrol theft from bike in Dandeli

Crocodile found in Kali River Dandeli

CCTV Footage : Cow theft in car from Sagara city

News Bulletin 24-10-2021

KUMKI LAND LAWS DETAILED EXPLAINATION


Latest Additions

Pakistan beat India by 10 wickets, first in T20 World Cup

Patwari exam: Coaching institute owner, govt school clerk held in Rajasthan for malpractice

Body recovered from stream in J&K’s Anantnag

Gujarat: 2 held with 250 gm mephedrone worth Rs 25 lakh

Kerala CM asks TN to draw maximum water from Mullaperiyar dam as rains may intensify

Thanks for visiting Udayavani

You seem to have an Ad Blocker on.
To continue reading, please turn it off or whitelist Udayavani.