|Silchar to host State Games|
SILCHAR, April 26 – Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Ajit Singh today said that State Games will be held in Silchar.
On the sidelines of laying the foundation stone for a multistoried car parking building and a divisional workshop of the Assam State Transport Corporation here on Sunday, Singh said that already Rs 1 crore has been sanctioned for the State Games to be hosted by Silchar for the first time. “Silchar will host the State Games to be held later this year. The fund has already been sanctioned,” Singh was quoted as saying. Meanwhile, the District Sports Association president Badal Dey and secretary Babul Hore were hopeful about the forthcoming event. “We are waiting for the connectivity to improve. The train service must begin before the Games so that players and other officials can reach here easily,” Dey said.