“The game of Kabaddi is giving us the inspiration for surgical strike, enter the enemy territory and defeat them, said Sports Minister Rajendra Trivedi during the inauguration of 43rd Junior National Kabaddi Championship at Manjalpur Sports Complex in Vadodara.
The sports minister inagurate the Junior National Kabaddi Championship organised by Vadodara Kabaddi Association along with Gujarat State Kabaddi Association under the aegis of Amateur Kabaddi Federation of India (AKFI) in Vadodara. Around 800 players from 29 states are taking part in the Championship and the Indian team is also selected from here.
Speaking on the game of Kabaddi Rajendra Trivedi said that the old game gives us the inspiration of entering inside the territory of your enemy and defeat them just like the famous surgical strike by Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the Uri attack. He further said that in future Kabaddi will be included in Olympics and India will win gold medal there.
Sports Minister said that the state of Gujarat is already in the process to prepare players for the 2020 Olympics. Efforts like DNA test of the players to know about their proper diet, counselling center in Vadodara and many other steps are taken to prepare the players for mission 2020 Olympics and won medals for the country. Such a National level Kabaddi tournament is perfect preamble of the mission 2020 Olympics.
Sandeep Narwal member of Kabaddi World Cup winning team, International Kabaddi Federation President Janardan Singh Gehlot, officials from the various federations and others were present during the inauguration on Wednesday late evening.