Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri Hemant Soren attended the inaugural function of 20th Sub-Junior National Wushu Championship organized by Jharkhand Wushu Association at Thakur Vishwanath Shahdev Indoor Stadium, Khelgaon. The Chief Minister said that the state government has given direct appointment to the players of Jharkhand recently. It is the priority of the present state government to take sports and sportspersons forward. The government is committed and working hard to transform the sports infrastructure and facilities for the players in the state. Enthusiasm for sports has been at its peak since last few years here. The state government is doing a better job in the field of sports. It is pleasure to see the enthusiasm of Wushu players who have arrived from 28 different states of the country to showcase their talent.
The Chief Minister said that there have been many such players in Jharkhand state who have brought laurels to the state and country at national and international level with their performance. The State Government is working towards encouraging all kind of sports. Recently, the Sub Junior Hockey Championship was also held in the state.
On this occasion, Shri Samri Lal, MLA, Kanke, Smt. Pooja Singhal, Sports Secretary, Officials of the concerned department, Officials of Jharkhand Wushu Association, participants from 28 states of the country and their coaches were present.