Eatala Rajender urges students to take part in sports
State Finance Minister Eatala Rajender urged the students should give equal weightage to academics and sports to remain fit physically and mentally.
Nalgonda: State Finance Minister Eatala Rajender urged the students should give equal weightage to academics and sports to remain fit physically and mentally.
The Minister along with Munugodu MLA Kusukuntla Prabhakar Reddy launched the 63rd Inter-district Under-17 School Kabbadi Tournament for boys and girls at Palivela of Munugodu mandal in the district.
Speaking on this occasion, he said that the students must show interest in sports and practice regularly to get perfection over the game.
He said that every household in the State would get safe drinking water by the end of 2018 through the government flagship program ‘Mission Bhagiratha’.
He said that farmers were getting 24 hour-power supply and the State government was striving for the welfare of all sections of the society and for the progress of the State.
Stating that he laid the foundation stone for laying CC roads in Mungodu mandal with an estimated cost of Rs 2.7 crore, the Minister assured them that he would take steps to address all the issues of the Munugodu Assembly constituency if they were brought to his notice.
Expressing his happiness over the conduct of the Kabbadi tournament in a village, ZP chairman Balu Naik said that it would enable many youth of the village to take part in sports.
District Collector Dr Gaurav Uppal said that teams comprising ten boys and ten girls were participating in the tournament and necessary arrangements were made for the sportspersons. He advised boys and girls to take part in games and sports for their overall development.
Local MLA K Prabhakar Reddy thanked Minister Etala Rajender for conducting Kabbadi tournament at Palivela. He appealed to the Minister to address the issues of weavers who were in large number in the constituency.
Sports Secretary Ram Reddy, local MPP, ZPTC, sarpanches, sports lovers and villagers in large numbers were present on the occasion.