Khelo India Games Heading To Tamil Nadu, Dates & Venues To Be Announced Shortly

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Khelo India Games
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The highly anticipated Khelo India Games for this year will be taking place in Tamil Nadu, confirmed by the state’s Sports Minister Udhayanidhi Stalin on Saturday.

“I’m delighted that Tamil Nadu has been deservedly selected to host the Khelo India Games in acceptance of our Honourable Chief Minister M. K. Stalin’s request. I thank our Honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Honourable Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur for making it possible. TN Sports Development Department would demonstrate its rich expertise yet again by hosting the Khelo India in a splendid way,” Udhayanidhi stated in a post on Twitter.

The dates and venues for the event will be announced shortly and according to the sources cited by Sportstar, they will be decided this Tuesday following a consultation with several departments of the Govt.

“The chances of holding the Games next year appears brighter as we are organising quite a few big events, including the Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament, the World Surfing League and the Chief Minister’s Trophy this year. But the Khelo India Games might start in October. Everything will be decided in the meeting in a couple of days,” the official told Sportstar.

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