|The Cabinet Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot meeting with Kabbadi players in Sahnewal today|
Ludhiana, March 04, 2018 (Iqbal Happy): The Cabinet Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot on Sunday exhorted the youth to embrace sports and make the country feel proud on them.
Inaugurating a Kabbadi Tournament in Government Senior Secondary School (Girls) at Sahnewal, he said that Punjab Government would confer awards and cash prizes besides government jobs to those players who would earn laurels to the state by bagging medals in the Various International and National sports events.
He gave the example of Woman Cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur who has been recently inducted by Punjab Government as DSP in Punjab Police for her excellent performance in Women World Cricket Cup in this year.
He appealed the people to motivate the youths to take up the sports in their lives and they should fight against the drug menace collectively. He also announced to give a grant of Rs one lakh for the tournament from his discretionary funds.
Meanwhile, Senior Congress Leader Satwinder Kaur Bitti gave the details about development works being carried out in Sahnewal. She also claimed Punjab government would leave no stone unturned for the development of Sahnewal.
On this occasion, Sports organizer Sawran Singh and Senior Congress leader Kulraj Singh Grewal and others were also present.