India to host BRICS Games 2021 during Khelo India Games

India to host BRICS Games 2021 during Khelo India Games

Rijiju Rijiju

Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju announced that India is planning to host BRICS Games 2021 aligned with Khelo India Games.
On Tuesday Rijiju said, "BRICS Games 2021 will be held during the same time and at same venues as of Khelo India Games 2021 so that our players from various parts of the country who will gather for Khelo India Games will have the benefit and great opportunity of witnessing BRICS Games from close quarters. This will be a great morale booster and a motivational moment for them."

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"As we find ways to get over COVID-19, we are hopeful of organizing Khelo India Youth Games and Khelo India University Games in 2021. During Khelo India Youth Games 2021, we will invite BRICS member countries to showcase their traditional indigenous games during the inaugural or closing ceremony of Khelo India."
Rijiju also said: "One of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) for UN Agenda 2030 is ‘to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all, at all ages'."
"To aligning sports activities and programs with this SDG, the government of India has taken several initiatives and launched schemes and programs. To keep people healthy and fit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, launched the FIT INDIA movement in August 2019."

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Edited By: Admin
Published On: Aug 26, 2020