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  • CM Mann honours players in Chandigarh
  • Cash reward to Asian, National games players
  • 'Sports most lethal weapon against drugs'

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CM Mann honours Asian and National games winners, says sports most lethal weapon against drugs

Bhagwant Singh Mann envisioned that this will go a long way in eliminating the curse of drugs from the state and making the youth an equal partner in social economic development of the state.

CM Mann honours Asian and National games winners, says sports most lethal weapon against drugs

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann on Tuesday said that promotion of sports culture can be the most effective tool in the state government’s crusade against drugs.

Addressing the gathering during a function to distribute Rs 33.83 crore to 168 medal-winner players in Asian and National games held at the Municipal Bhawan, the Chief Minister said that with the promotion of sports the unbounded energy of the youth is being utilised for excelling in sports.

He said that the youth who are involved in sports have no time even to look at drugs because they are using their all might to excel in their respective fields.

Bhagwant Singh Mann envisioned that this will go a long way in eliminating the curse of drugs from the state and making the youth an equal partner in social economic development of the state.

The Chief Minister said that the state government is judiciously spending every single penny for the progress of the state and welfare of its people. He said that the state government has checked the pilferage of the public money effectively and now this money is being spent for the welfare of the common man.

Bhagwant Singh Mann said that the sole aim of the state government is to ensure the progress and prosperity of the state.Congratulating all the players for their rare feat in the field of sports, the Chief Minister said that this is a historic day as all the players have converged here for this function.


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