|Gujarat Khel Mahakumbh 2012 - 2013 Commences with a Grand Opening
The Khel Mahakumbh 2012-13 got off to a grand start on the morning of Friday 18th January 2013. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Modi affirmed that the Government is leaving no stone unturned to promote sports across the state.
Earlier this morning, Shri Modi shared a blog “Ramshe Gujarat, Jeetshe Gujarat” in which he talked about the importance of sports in our lives and the efforts by the state Government to promote a culture of sport among the people.
“Ramshe Gujarat, Jeetshe Gujarat” Thoughts on Gujarat Khel Mahakumbh 2012 - 2013…..
Shri Modi said that the nation is commemorating the 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda and till January 2014 Gujarat is standing shoulder to shoulder in commemorating Swami Vivekananda’s 150th birth anniversary. He shared that Gujarat commemorated 2012 as Yuva Shakti Varsh and would continue to commemorate 2013 as the same. He spoke about the creation of Vivekananda Yuva Kendras and the emphasis given towards skill and personality development.
He wished the athletes the very best for the sports extravaganza and urged them to keep decorum on the field. He also asked people to come in large numbers to the venues and support the athletes. Shri Modi concluded by declaring Khel Mahakumbh 2012 - 2013 open.