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Sonepat Centre to be developed as wrestling hub: Gill

Sports Minister Dr M S Gill on Sunday announced that the Northern Regional Centre of the Sports Authority of India in Sonepat would be developed as a wrestling hub.

india Updated: Jul 05, 2009 20:19 IST

Sports Minister Dr M S Gill on Sunday announced that the Northern Regional Centre of the Sports Authority of India in Sonepat would be developed as a wrestling hub.

He also promised more facilities of hostel and medical care in this centre.

Gill, who was speaking after inaugurating astro turf laid at a cost of Rs 2.38 crore at Regional Centre Sonipat, said that Haryana was the home for wrestling talents.

"It had produced a number of world class wrestlers who brought laurels not only to the State but also to the nation as a whole. Given the fact, the regional centre Sonipat would be developed as wrestling hub," he said.

He assured that Haryana's aspirations concerning sports would be fulfilled.

He was all praise for Haryana's sports talents, particularly wrestlers and boxers. Haryana ranked first in the country in the field of boxing, he added.

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