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Delegation of Gatka Federation of India meets Union Minister Anurag Thakur

Written by  Shefali Kohli -- December 18th 2022 11:00 AM
Delegation of Gatka Federation of India meets Union Minister Anurag Thakur

Delegation of Gatka Federation of India meets Union Minister Anurag Thakur

Mohali, December 18: A delegation led by Dr. Rajinder Singh Sohal, Working President of the Gatka Federation of India met Union Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Shri Anurag Thakur at NIS Patiala.

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Giving more information about this, Dr. Rajinder Singh Sohal said in Mohali that in connection with the 6th National Gatka Championship to be held on December 26-27 at Delhi's Commonwealth Village, the delegation invited him to come as the chief guest. The minister gave a positive response to the invitation. 

Providing more details Baljinder Singh Toor, General Secretary, Gatka Federation of India said that Mr. Anurag Thakur was thanked during the meeting as he recognized Sikh martial art Gatka at a national level and included it like other sports in Khelo India. Notably, this time a national-level Gatka competition is being organized in Madhya Pradesh from February 8 to February 10, 2023.


On this occasion, the delegation also presented a bouquet and a model of Sri Darbar Sahib to the Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports of India, Shri Anurag Thakur, and briefed him about the activities of the Punjab Gatka Association.  Davinder Singh Jugni Vice President Punjab Gatka Association and Raghbir Singh Record Keeper of the Punjab Gatka Association were also present in the delegation of the Gatka Federation of India.

 On this occasion, Union Minister Anurag Thakur assured all the members of the Gatka Federation of India that he will give his full contribution to the promotion of the Gatka game at the national level.

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