Rajyavardhan Rathore launches ‘Khelo India’ Anthem

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore made the announcement during the launch of the official anthem and mascot of Khelo India School Games, beginning January 31.  “Now when an athlete wins a medal at Commonwealth Games, Asian Games and Olympics, the coach gets incentive. 

The video features India’s eminent sports personalities such as Sardar Singh, Sunil Chhetri, Devendra Jhajharia, Baichung Bhutia, Pullela Gopichand, Leander Paes, Mary Kom, Akhil Kumar, Sakshi Malik and Saina Nehwal.

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  • The anthem also aims to focus on brotherhood, equality, and solidarity in sports. 
  • The government of India has approved Rs 1,756 crore for a period of three years for the revamping of ‘Khelo India’.
  • Constituency of Rajyavardhan Rathore- Jaipur (Rural), Rajasthan.

Source- Hindustan Times