Raipur: Chief minister Bhupesh Baghel has greeted people, sportspersons and sports lovers of the state on National Sports Day. He also remembered the contribution of the magician of hockey Major Dhyan Chand. Baghel said that sports holds a great importance in an individual’s life. Sports helps in developing qualities like leadership, dedication, and discipline which is required to be successful in every phase of life.
He added that there is immense potential for the youth in the field of sports. The state government is making every effort to encourage and promote the sports talent of the state. He said, sports infrastructure of international standard has been developed here including the formation of Sports Development Authority to promote the talents of state at national and international level. This will give the youth an opportunity to excel in the field of sports.