IEP CHANDIGARH AUGUST 29, 2022
Local Guru Gobind Singh Stadium witnessed perfect start for the Khedaan Watan Punjab Dian as the Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann himself participate in a volleyball match to kickstart the games.
As soon as the Chief Minister finished his address in jam packed stadium and announcement was made for the commencement of volleyball match, the stage master, well realising the keen interest of Bhagwant Mann in volleyball, urged him to play a match in the stadium. The young CM took no time to respond positively and went into the field to participate in the match. Massive applaud by the crowd cheered the Chief Minister for the match and he exhibited remarkable sportsmanship in the ground.
During the match, the ace services made by the Chief Minister gave tough times to the opponent team. Exhibiting remarkable sportsman spirit Bhagwant Mann ensured the victory of his team. His presence infused a new spirit amongst the players and the crowd that enthusiastically cheered up the teams.
Meanwhile, the Chief Minister said that it is a remarkable day of his life as his youthful memories have been relived. He said that sports is the only means through which the unbounded energy of the youth can be channelised in a positive manner. Bhagwant Mann said that his government is committed for promoting sporting activities in the state adding that no stone will be left unturned to ensure that players from Punjab excel in national and international sports arena.