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Delhi To Have Its First Sports University, Cabinet Approves Bill: CM Arvind Kejriwal

“Now, Students Can Get A Proper Degree In Cricket, Tennis And Other Sports. Graduation And Post-graduation In Sports Became A Reality,' Kejriwal Said At A Press Conference Along With His Deputy Manish Sisodia.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Aniruddha Dhar | Updated on: 03 Oct 2019, 06:08:32 PM
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal (Photo Credit: PTI file)

New Delhi:

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday announced his government will establish the first sports university of the city, adding that the cabinet has already cleared the bill. Kejriwal said the Delhi government has allotted a 90-acre land in Mundka.

“Now, students can get a proper degree in cricket, tennis and other sports. Graduation and post-graduation in sports became a reality,” Kejriwal said at a press conference along with his deputy Manish Sisodia.

Kejriwal said the bill will be sent to Lt Governor Anil Baijal.  After that, it will be tabled in the Delhi Assembly. The move is aimed to promote sports in the city, he said.

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First Published : 03 Oct 2019, 06:08:32 PM