Kabaddi competition begins in Uttar Pradesh, Khelo India University Games

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Khelo-India-University-GamesThe third Khelo India University Games will begin with a Kabaddi event on May 23 in Gautam Budh Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh.

An Overview of the News

  • 15 teams representing different universities are participating in the Kabaddi competition.

  • The matches will be held at the Shaheed Vijay Singh Pathik Stadium in Gautam Budh Nagar district.

  • The official opening ceremony of the Khelo India University Games will take place on May 25 in Lucknow and will continue till June 3.

  • The Khelo India University Games will be held in four cities: Gautam Buddha Nagar, Lucknow, Gorakhpur and Varanasi and the closing ceremony of the Games will be held in Varanasi.

  • Wrestling and Yogasana (yoga postures) events will be organised in Varanasi during the Khelo India University Games.

  • A total of 240 players will participate in wrestling events, while 96 players will participate in Yogasana events.

Union Sports Minister - Anurag Singh Thakur

About Uttar Pradesh

  • Uttar Pradesh is a state located in the northern part of India.

  • It has a population of over 240 million, making it the most populous state in India as well as the most populous subdivision in the world.

  • The state was officially established in 1950.

Chief Minister - Yogi Adityanath

Capital - Lucknow

Governor - Anandiben Patel

Rajya Sabha - 31 seats

Lok Sabha - 80 seats

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