National Sports Day Major Dhyan Chand ‘Run for Uttarakhand’
Dehradun Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat flagged of the rally ‘Run for Uttarakhand’ organized on the occasion of National Sports Day, at Gandhi Park. Speaking on this occasion, the CM said that in honour of Major Dhyan Chand 29th August is celebrated as National Sports Day. I am happy to see that young and older people are participating in ‘Run for Uttarakhand’. We should run for the development of the state. The development of the state should be the topmost for us. This rally has been named ‘Run for Uttarakhand’ by seeing people’s strong intentions, passion and sportsmanship.
The Chief Minister said that ‘National Games 2018’ would be organized in Uttarakhand next year. So, it is an important beginning for its preparation. Such programs will be organized from time to time, so that, the state can get the highest position in national games. He said that this year the rally was organized for Uttarakhand, next year the rally will be organized for the country. Stadiums and places are being prepared for National Games. The government is working very seriously on providing better sports facilities to the children.