Guwahati to get Olympic Bhawan

November 22, 2020: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that Assam Olympic Association should be in look out for discovering more sports talents in Assam even from far flung areas.

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November 22, 2020: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that Assam Olympic Association should be in look out for discovering more sports talents in Assam even from far flung areas and should lend hands to hone their sporting talents and make the state a potential name in the arena of sports.

Speaking at the annual general meeting of Assam Olympic Association to which he is also the president at Deshbhakta Tarunram Phukan Indoor Stadiumon Saturday, Chief Minister Sonowal said that Assam has the population of 3.5 crore and Assam Olympic Association should be on its toes to discover sporting talents to take Assam to the zenith of its sporting excellence.

He also said that at a time of proliferation of science and technology, Assam Olympic Association should increasingly use the technology to enhance the performance of the players and make them fit for medals. He also said that an Olympic Bhawan to be set up in Guwahati which will be an integrated building accommodating all other sports office buildings under its roof.

Chief Minister Sonowal also reiterated that village olympic would be organised in the state to take sports to the grass root. He also said that efforts should be made to involve people of all age groups to sports. He said that teachers and parents should take the responsibility of helping the children to imbibe love for sports.

Chief Minister Sonowal on the occasion also released a newsletter and a website of Assam Olympic Association on the occasion.

Vice President Assam Olympic Association and Minister for Guwahati Development Department Siddhartha Bhattacharya, Vice President AOA and Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Pijush Hazarika, Vice President AOA and Member of Rajya Sabha Bhubaneswar Kalita, General Secretary AOA Lakhya Konwar, Treasurer AOA Tapan Kumar Das and other office bearers were present at the meeting.

 

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