Pics: Actors Akshay Kumar and Paresh Rawal meet Narendra Modi

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Gandhinagar, Aug 8: Bollywood actors Paresh Rawal and Akshay Kumar met Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi here on Wednesday.

During the talks, Modi and the two actors discussed various steps taken by the Gujarat government for the promotion of sports and the overall development of the youth. Kumar and Rawal expressed their desire to contribute in the development of sports like judo and karate and take initiatives for setting up a sports university. Modi also spoke about a yoga university during the meeting.

Kumar, a martial arts expert, has taken initiative to include martial arts in school and college curricula across the country. He had also met Modi earlier for promoting martial arts in the schools in Gujarat and the latter agreed.

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Bollywood actors Paresh Rawal and Akshay Kumar meet Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in Gandhinagar on Wednesday.

Courtesy call

Bollywood actors Akshay Kumar with Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in Gandhinagar on Wednesday.

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Bollywood actors Paresh Rawal and Akshay Kumar meet Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in Gandhinagar on Wednesday.

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Actor Paresh Rawal with BJP Leader Amit Shah during the a T20 match between India and Pakistan at Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad last December.

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