Ranchi: Thousands watched the glittering closing ceremony of the 34th National Games at the Birsa Munda Athletic Stadium here. The 35,000-capacity venue was jam packed.
Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda said that with the successful holding of the Games, the state has proved that it too can match the Commonwealth Games.
The infrastructure created for the National Games at the Mega Sports Complex at Hotwar, Ranchi is at par with the best in the country. This was duly acknowledged by visiting officials and the participating players, Munda said.
Munda added that all efforts would be made to utilise the infrastructure for promoting sports as well as convert it to a Sports University....more
11:04 PM, Feb 26, 2011
Ranchi: The 34th National Games got off to a spectacular start at the Birsa Munda Athletics Stadium Saturday evening in Jharkhand's capital Ranchi. Long before the start of the opening ceremony, people started queuing up at the gates of the stadium. More than 80 percent of the stadium was full by the time the ceremony began. Governor MOH Farook inaugurated the Games. "It is a red letter day in history...
10:41 PM, Feb 12, 2011