Visakhapatnam to host 2 major beach kabaddi events
Visakhapatnam: The Port City is all set to become the sports hub of Andhra Pradesh, state HRD minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao said on Sunday.
Addressing the media here, the minister said that Vizag would host both the National Beach Kabaddi Tourney from April 16 to 19 and the International Beach Kabaddi Tourney that would be conducted next year.
Regarding promotion and development of sports activity in the state, the minister said that AP has the potential for various sports and the talent is yet to be harnessed. He noted that sportspersons would be given special priority by the state government in higher education and employment and added that a five-minister committee was also being constituted by the state government to promote sporting activity in the state. He further said that special budgetary allotments would also be made to promote sporting activity and infrastructure across the region.
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