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Wednesday, 24 February 2021

Efforts on to hold Commonwealth TT matches in Panchkula: Dy CM

Panchkula, February 23

Expressing satisfaction over organising the 82nd National Table Tennis Championship, Dushyant Chautala, Deputy Chief Minister, Haryana, and president of the Table Tennis Federation, said now efforts would be made to hold Commonwealth Table Tennis matches at Tau Devi Lal Stadium.

Chautala was presiding over the concluding function of the National Table Tennis Championship today.

He said he hoped that table tennis matches of the Commonwealth Games would be organised in Panchkula. He said Tau Devi Lal Stadium was capable of holding international-level matches, besides making arrangement for boarding and lodging of players. He hoped that the UTT league, which could not be held due to the pandemic, would soon be started again.

Minister of State for Sports Sandeep Singh said to promote sports, the Haryana Government was providing Rs5 lakh to players who qualify for the Olympic games. After participating in the games, they would be given Rs15 lakh. — TNS

from The Tribune

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