National Kho Kho tourney in Una from Nov 27

Our Correspondent

UNA, NOVEMBER 25

The National Kho Kho Tournament for the sub-junior (Under-14 years) age group will be organised at Una from November 27 to December 1 this year. This was disclosed here today by Rakesh Thakur, chairman of Himachal Pradesh Kho Kho Association, while addressing mediapersons here.

He said girls’and boys’teams from 28 states and Union Territories of the country would participate in the event. About 300 officials are expected to be present during the tourney. Governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar will be the chief guest at the opening ceremony at the Indira Gandhi stadium while Rural Development Minister Virender Kanwar will be the chief guest at the closing ceremony.

HP Kho Kho Association general secretary DD Tanwar said matches would be played on mats, which had been brought in from different parts of the country. He said before the start of the tournament, players will participate in an awareness rally in Una city on the theme ‘Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao’. He said the tournament wouldl provide a platform for cultural exchange.

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