Public Works Minister Sajjan Singh Verma has said that the players of Madhya Pradesh who win gold medals in the international and national sports competitions will be honoured. He said that the amount being given to them currently will also be increased.
Verma was addressing the closing ceremony of the 14th National Junior Soft Tennis Tournament at Tatya Tope Nagar Stadium, Bhopal today. He also gave away medals to the winners of the competition on the occasion.
Public Works Minister Verma said that Madhya Pradesh will get a distinct identity in the national map of sports. For this necessary facilities will be provided to the players. He said that in the recent years, the players of Madhya Pradesh have performed well in different sports. He congratulated the state’s office bearers for organising a successful event.
As many as 350 players from 22 states took part in the competition. Madhya Pradesh was the overall champion in this competition. Aditya Dubey of Madhya Pradesh stood first in Boys Singles while in Girls Singles, Adhya Tiwari also from Madhya Pradesh bagged the first position in Girls Singles. In Boys Doubles, Aditya Dubey and Gaurang Mishra of Madhya Pradesh stood first. In Girls Doubles category, Adhya and Tushita of Madhya Pradesh bagged the first position. In a splendid performance, players of Madhya Pradesh bagged the first position in Mixed Doubles. Gujarat bagged the first position in Team Events Boys and Tamil Nadu stood first in Team Events Girls.