Stadium in every Assembly constituency to encourage sports: Minister

, 9:22 PM IST

Power Minister G Jagdeesh Reddy has said the State government would construct stadiums in every Legislative Assembly constituency to encourage sports. Jagdeesh Reddy participated in an Olympic Run-2016 program held at LB Stadium here on Wednesday.

Speaking on the occasion, Jagdeesh Reddy said the sports was part of life. Already 64 stadiums were under construction at constituency level to encourage rural sportsmen, he said and opined that there should not be political interference in sports sector. He also said the government will initiate steps to see that there should be a PET in every school.

Mahbubnagar MP Jithender Reddy, BJP State president Dr K Laxman and others participated in the program. (NSS)