Khelo India Dus Ka Dum tournament begins
The Khelo India Dus Ka Dum tournament began on 10 March in New Delhi.
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Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Anurag Singh Thakur was present at the opening ceremony at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi.
As part of the International Women's Day 2023 celebrations, the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports is organizing the Khelo India Dus Ka Dum tournament from March 10 to 31.
Around 15,000 women athletes from more than 50 cities in the country are participating in the competition. It includes 10 games.
Competitions will be held across 10 different sports - kho kho, wushu, weightlifting, fencing, archery, swimming, basketball, judo, athletics and yogasana.
The tournament aims to provide a platform to women athletes who are unable to participate in national or state level competitions.
It also aims to ensure that competitive sport reaches untapped geographical areas.
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