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Kreeda Bharati unit to be inaugurated on Sunday

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Union Minister of State for Sports and Youth Affairs Sarbananda Sonowal will inaugurate the Karnataka unit of the Kreeda Bharati, a sports organisation headed by former cricketer Chethan Chouhan, here on December 14.

Union Minister for Law and Justice, D.V. Sadananda Gowda will preside over its inaugural function, a release said.

An inter-collegiate Kabaddi tournament for men and women would be conducted on the occasion at Nehru maidan. In addition, there would be a tug of war competition for men and women.

It said that about 50 teams are expected to participate in the Kabaddi tournament and 30 teams in tug of war competition.

All the participating Kabaddi teams would be given an honorarium of Rs. 1,000. In addition, the winning teams in the order of first to fourth would take home Rs. 10,000, Rs. 7,000, Rs. 4,000 and Rs. 4,000, respectively.

In the tug of war competition the first two winning teams would be given away a cash prize of Rs. 8,000 and Rs. 5,000, the release said.

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