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Sansad Khel Mahakumbh 3.0 Inaugurated in Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh

Union Minister Anurag Singh Thakur grandly inaugurated the Sansad Khel Mahakumbh 3.0 at the Luhnu Cricket Ground in Bilaspur on March 5, 2024. Chief Guests Indian cricket team captain Rohit Sharma and Indian cricket team coach Rahul Dravid graced the occasion as chief guests.

Inspiration from PM Modi’s ‘Kheloge Toh Khiloge’

  • Anurag Thakur cited Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Kheloge Toh Khiloge’ as the inspiration for organizing the grand event of Mahakumbh.
  • The MP Khel Mahakumbh has become the biggest platform for players from the Hamirpur parliamentary constituency to showcase their talent.

75,000 Players to Participate

  • After its two successful editions, Sansad Khel Mahakumbh 3.0 was inaugurated at the Luhnu Cricket Ground in Bilaspur.
  • In the first edition, 40,000 people participated, while the second edition saw 45,000 participants.
  • The target for the third edition is the participation of 75,000 players.

300 MP Games Organized Across the Country

  • Inspired by PM Modi, about 300 MPs across the country are organizing MP Khel Mahakumbh in their respective areas.
  • The popularity of MP Khel Mahakumbh is such that the youth are staying away from drugs and pursuing careers in sports.

Sports Included

  • This time, volleyball, kabaddi, cricket, basketball, and athletics have been included in the Khel Mahakumbh.
  • Village/Panchayat level teams will participate in all sports disciplines.
  • To promote gender equality, separate categories will be created for boys and girls.

About MP Khel Mahakumbh

  • It was launched in 2018.
  • In the first Sansad Khel Mahakumbh 1.0, more than 1400 teams and 42,700+ youth showcased their talents in various sports. Over Rs 20 lakh in prize money was awarded.

Second MP Khel Mahakumbh 2.0

  • The second edition was organized in Basti, Uttar Pradesh, in 2023.
  • PM Modi inaugurated it through video conferencing on January 18, 2023.
  • More than 2300 teams and 45,700+ youth participated, including over 1000 girls.
  • 7 sports disciplines were included, with participants from over 800 panchayats and 5000+ villages. Over Rs 50 lakh in prize money was awarded.


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