SILCHAR, April 26 � Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Ajit Singh today said that State Games will be held in Silchar.
On the sidelines of laying the foundation stone for a multistoried car parking building and a divisional workshop of the Assam State Transport Corporation here on Sunday, Singh said that already Rs 1 crore has been sanctioned for the State Games to be hosted by Silchar for the first time. �Silchar will host the State Games to be held later this year. The fund has already been sanctioned,� Singh was quoted as saying. Meanwhile, the District Sports Association president Badal Dey and secretary Babul Hore were hopeful about the forthcoming event. �We are waiting for the connectivity to improve. The train service must begin before the Games so that players and other officials can reach here easily,� Dey said.