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PM Unlikely To Inaugurate 3rd Khelo India Youth Games 2020

Guwahati: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is unlikely to inaugurate the third Khelo India Youth Video games 2020 right here on January 10 as BJP Assam unit is but to obtain affirmation about his programme.

An invite was despatched to the PMO to ask Modi to inaugurate the Khelo India Youth Video games however no affirmation on it has been acquired, BJP state unit spokesman Rupam Goswami instructed PTI on Wednesday.

“There is no talk about the prime minister coming to Guwahati to inaugurate Khelo India. Sending an invitation to the PM is a formality. We have not received any confirmation from the PMO to our invitation,” he stated when requested whether or not Modi has cancelled his go to to Assam, which is witnessing protests towards the contentious Citizenship Modification Act.

Numerous organisations within the state have threatened to accentuate their stir if the prime minister got here for the inaugural ceremony.

There may be hypothesis within the media whether or not Modi would come to Guwahati to inaugurate the Youth Video games and had cancelled his go to as a result of ongoing protests towards the CAA.

In the meantime, lots of the anticipated 11,000 individuals of the Khelo India Youth Video games from throughout the nation have began arriving right here, officers stated.

The Video games will proceed until January 22.

(PTI)

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