District-level State Government Employees' sports meet and cultural competitions commenced here at Chamundi Vihar Stadium on Sunday.

Leader of the Opposition in Legislative Assembly Siddaramaiah inaugurated the sports meet by releasing pigeons and balloons here.

Minister in-charge of Mysore district S.A. Ramdas, Mayor Sandesh Swamy, Deputy Commissioner Harsh Gupta, State Government Employees' Association president H.K. Ramu and others were present.

Athletics, swimming, weightlifting, football, volleyball and many other sports will be conducted in the two-day meet. — Staff Correspondent