Mysuru, September 21:- “To exhibit the talents of rural athletes, Dasara Mukhyamantri Cup Sports Meet will be held from October 1 to 4,” said District in-charge Minister V Somanna.
He was speaking after releasing the posters of Dasara Kushti Competiton and Sports Meet and website at a press meet held at Zilla Panchayat Hall here on Friday.
“4,500 athletes from across the state will take part in the Sports Meet at Chamundi Vihar Stadium here,” he added.
“Dasara adventure games will be held from September 29 to October 8 to encourage spirit of adventurism among youths. White water rafting and hot air balloon will be held as part of the adventure games. Nature study camp, jet ski, kayaking, water slide, zip line, rappelling, and other adventure sports activities will be held,” said MP Pratap Simha.
“Kushti Competition will be inaugurated on September 22 at D Devaraja Multipurpose Stadium here on September 22. Pairing will also be held on the same day. Wrestling bout for Dasara Kishora, Dasara Kanthirava, Dasara Kesari titles will be held in the competition. Separate matches will be held for men and women,” he added.
Additional chief secretary of the government Dr G Kalpana, vice president of Sports Authority Purushotham, vice president Dasara Sports and Adventure Sports subcommittee Doreswamy, Kushti subcommittee chairman Jagadish, Deputy Commissioner Abhiram G Sankar and others were present. (KS, NGB)