3rd Khelo India University games kicked off in Gautam Budh Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh
Third Khelo India University games started with the Kabaddi event on 23rd May 2023 evening in Gautam Budh Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh.
The official inauguration ceremony will be held tomorrow in Lucknow in which the Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take part virtually.
Union Sports Minister Anurag Singh Thakur and Chief minister Yogi Adityanath will take part in the inaugural function. Reviewing preparations for the Khelo India University Games, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath yesterday directed the officials to ensure that the event to be grand and create a unique image of Uttar Pradesh in the field of sports.
Meanwhile, The league matches of Kabaddi event started yesterday evening in the presence of national and international players. 15 teams of different universities are taking part in this event. Around 1200 players of different universities are taking part in Basketball, weight lifting, Boxing and Kabaddi .
The khelo India University games will continue till 3rd June and the closing ceremony will be held in Varanasi. This games will be organised at four places Gautam Budh Nagar, Lucknow, Gorakhpur and Varanasi.