Mr. Gaur inaugurates 4th national dragon boat championship
Bhopal, September 2, 2015 (Ataullah Faizan): Home and Jail Minister Mr. Babulal Gaur has said that sports are symbols of national unity. It strengthens mutual affection and harmony. Mr. Gaur was inaugurating 4th National Dragon Boat Championship 2015 here today. Additional Commissioner of Municipal Corporation Mr. J.P. Mali and Director Sports & Youths Welfare Mr. Upendra Jain were also present. Mr. Gaur said that Bhopal is a suitable city for water sports since national water sports competitions can be held in its lakes.
He said that his endevour would be to ensure that international water sports facilities are available here. He congratulated municipal corporation for smooth and better conduct of water sports. Secretary General of National Kayaking and Canoeing Association Mr. Balbir Singh Kushwaha also spoke on the occasion. Team India’s coach Mr. Mahendra Thakur informed about the championship. As many as 650 players from 16 states of the country are participating in the championship being organised under joint aegis of National Kayaking and Canoeing Association and MP Amateur Kayaking and Canoeing Association from September 1 to 3.