Sports varsity in Patiala soon: Minister
Fazilka: Newly appointed Sports Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi has announced setting up a sports university on 250 acres in Patiala. Sodhi was in Jalalabad town adjoining his constituency Guruharsahai on Saturday during his maiden visit after assuming the charge of Sports Minister. He expressed hope that Punjabi youth would surpass the achievements of Haryana’s sportspersons after the implementation of the new sports policy in Punjab under which sports activities would be promoted right from the primary school level. The Sports Minister promised to provide sufficient water to tail-end farmers to ensure sowing of cotton in border villages. Sodhi said the government would bring drug addict youth to the mainstream through sports.