Khachrod: Khachrod former MLA and MP Congress general secretary Dilip Singh Gurjar felicitated the winners of a cricket tournament at Dhaturiya village here on Sunday.

Addressing the programme, Gujrar emphasized the importance of sports tournaments in rural areas saying it helped to get talent from grassroots level. Encouraging the youth to participate in sports and showcase their talent, Gurjar said talented youth must come forward and achieve success in sports and bring laurels to their village and the country.

Recalling work done during the UPA government for the betterment of sports in rural areas, Gurjar said huge sums had been spent on the development of rural sports during the UPA regime and the stadium at Dhannod was an example of that. Earlier, in the final Hada Cricket Club lifted the trophy winning over Gurjar Cricket Club. Winner of the tournament pocketed cash prize of Rs 10,001, while the runner-up got Rs 5,001. As many as 32 teams from different villages participated in the tournament.

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