Chandigarh. In the Khedan Watan Punjab Diyan-2022 competition being organized by the Sports Department in Punjab, where players from younger age to older age are showing stamina in different sports. At the same time, there is a family in Fatehgarh Sahib district whose four players of three generations are going to take part in it. The husband, wife and grandfather and grandson of the same family participating in these games remain the center of attraction for all.
According to the information, family member Rahuldeep Singh is also the District Sports Officer of Fatehgarh Sahib, who is also the manager of block and district level sports events. He himself will take part in basketball, apart from this his father, wife and son are also going to take part in these games. Rahuldeep Singh is participating in Basketball in the age group of 21 to 40 years. His father Jarnail Singh, who is a national level volleyball player, will now compete in the district level matches after winning the volleyball match in the above 50 years age group in Sirhind-Fatehgarh Sahib block. At the same time, Swati Chauhan, wife of Rahuldeep Singh, is also participating in the district level competitions of volleyball in the age group of 21 to 40 years. Lakshdeep Singh, son of player husband and wife, is participating in the district level matches of basketball in the under 14 group.
Punjab Sports Minister Gurmeet Singh Meet Hair says that this sports program has been made by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann to create a pro-sports environment in the state and the main objective of these games is to connect every family of the state with sports. This family of Fatehgarh Sahib is also a source of inspiration for the rest of the families. He said that sports is the main means to eradicate the disease of drugs from the root, through which the energy of the youth can be channelised. He said that the dream of creating Rangla Punjab, Khelta Punjab seems to be being fulfilled in view of the huge support being received by Khedan Watan Punjab Diyan.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : September 11, 2022, 17:12 IST