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IAS couple controversy: Anurag Thakur says Delhi govt did not act

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Union Sports activities Minister Anurag Thakur on Saturday stated the Delhi authorities did not act towards the IAS couple over their alleged misuse of a sports activities stadium within the nationwide capital, however the Ministry of Dwelling Affairs transferred them to present a robust message that such amenities are meant for sportspersons. The chief additional added that the Delhi authorities didn’t take any motion towards the bureaucrats. However Union residence minister (Amit Shah) and the division took motion towards them and so they had been transferred to present a robust message that stadiums are meant for sportspersons,” he stated. “There ought to be guidelines and they need to be adopted. Let everybody play, however skilled athletes ought to be given desire. There ought to be no political interference,” Thakur, who can also be the Info and Broadcasting and Youth Affairs Minister, added.
The assertion got here after the Centre on Thursday shunted IAS couple Sanjeev Khirwar and Anu Dugga to Ladakh and Arunachal Pradesh, respectively, following media experiences concerning the misuse of amenities at Thyagraj Stadium by them. Khirwar was then posted as Principal Secretary (Income) in Delhi.
Based on experiences, the IAS couple had been caught on digicam allegedly strolling their canines in a stadium.
Union Minister Anurag Thakur made the remarks whereas inaugurating the Khashaba Jadhav Sports activities Advanced unfold over 27 acres within the Savitribai Phule Pune College (SPPU) campus, he additionally stated that conventional video games of India, like mallakhamb, will likely be taken to the worldwide stage in future.
“There ought to be extra competitions for sportspersons and so they should not solely observe. It will assist the sportspersons in testing their psychological toughness. Grounds and amenities are made, however there are additionally restrictions imposed on some folks. Not too long ago in Delhi, an IAS officer along with his spouse was utilizing the stadium, whereas the sportspersons had been stored exterior. It’s a very unlucky incident,” he stated.
“There ought to be guidelines and they need to be adopted. Let everybody play, however skilled athletes ought to be given desire. There ought to be no political interference,” Thakur, who can also be the Info and Broadcasting and Youth Affairs Minister, stated.
He additionally confused the necessity to have “wholesome sports activities competitions” between universities and states, amongst others.
Speaking concerning the conventional video games, the minister stated that on the Khelo India occasion in Bengaluru, folks had been occupied with watching mallakhamb.
“In future, this sort of conventional recreation will likely be taken to the Worldwide stage. We try to have conventional video games in any respect the sports activities amenities,” he stated.
Thakur stated the Modi authorities has elevated 3 times the sports activities price range within the final eight years.
(With PTI inputs)

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