Punjab Games to begin tomorrow

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Ludhiana, Feb 27 (PTI) The city is all geared up for theinaugural ceremony of Shaheed Bhagat Singh Punjab Games atGuru Nanak stadium, here tomorrow.

Pargat Singh, Punjab Director (Sports), said Games willfeature competitions in 11 disciplines including Athletics,Basketball, Boxing, Football, Hockey, Kabaddi, Shooting,Volleyball, Weight lifting, Wrestling and Tug of war.

Rupees 21 lakh would be distributed as prize money to thewinners and runners up, he added.

Games would be held at Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Mohali andPatiala.

Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal wouldinaugurate the games while chief minister Prakash Singh Badalwould be the chief guest at the closing ceremony at SurjitSingh stadium, Jalandhar on March 6.

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