Thursday, 16 Jul, 1.35 pm The Indian Print

Rijiju told states, wait two to three months to start sports activities

New Delhi. Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju , seeing the rising cases of Corona virus epidemic, urged the states on Wednesday not to hurry in the restoration of the Games. Reviewing the possibilities of resumption of sports activities in the country, Rijiju urged the states not to resume sports for the next two-three months. He said, "States have to decide independently when they can start sports activities. I would urge him to stop for two to three months. ''

He was speaking after a two-day online meeting with sports ministers of all states and union territories. He said that non-contact sports can be started if the situation improves. "We can start non-contact sports in a limited way and that too," he said. Some states have started practice by opening sports complexes. We will try to resume the game on the field if the situation improves. 'The meeting also talked about ways to connect the Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan and Rashtriya Seva Yojana volunteers to promote various schemes at the state level.

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