Lokayukta B. Subhashan Reddy has suggested compulsory sports education to see that India won medals in a big way in the Olympics.
Presenting the Yudhveer memorial award for outstanding performance in chosen field to badminton star Saina Nehwal, Justice Reddy deplored that lack of planning to groom sportspersons cost the country dearly in international competitions. They could not do well.
In this context, the Lokayukta suggested that children in the age group of 6 to 14 be mandated to undergo sports education.
Yudhveer Foundation chairman Narendra Luther and Editors of Hindi Milap and Siasat Vinay Veer and Zahid Ali Khan were present.