Delhi’s Prime Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Olympic bronze medalist Bajrang Punia discussed plans for Delhi Sports University on Thursday.
Punia met Kejriwal at the Delhi Secretariat, according to a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office. The Prime Minister discussed with him the “mission of the Delhi government to produce more Olympic medalists for India”.
“Olympic medalist Bajrang Punia met Prime Minister Arvind Kejriwal at the Delhi Secretariat today. The Delhi government’s mission to produce more Olympic medalists for India was discussed during that meeting, ”Kejriwal later tweeted.
Kejriwal added that with the aim of promoting sport in Delhi, they founded Mundka University.
“Our government is absolutely serious about promoting the sport and has always been ready to give the players any help they can. Through Delhi Sports University, we want to bring out many players at international level who will bring India the maximum number of medals at Olympic Games and other sports at international level, “said Kejriwal.
He said the government is trying to get the sports university “fully operational” as soon as possible, where it plans to use Punia’s services.
“At the same time, we also want all the good players from all over the country to come to our sports university and work with the Delhi government to produce world-class players,” he said.
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