India wrestler Babita Phogat to open event on Jan 12
Indian female wrestler, Arjuna Awardee and Commonwealth gold medalist Babita Kumari Poghat will inaugurate the season 3 of Khasdar Krida Mahotsav on January 12 at Yeshwannt Stadium at 6 p.m.
On the occasion, Babita’s husband and Indian wrestler Vivek Suhag, actor turned politician Sunny Deol and noted Marathi actor Sharad Kelkar too will share the dais.
On Thursday, Union minister Nitin Gadkari unveiled KKM-3 trophy. He honored the office bearers of sports associations by presenting them shwal, shrifal and mementos.
During KKM-3, 31 sports events will be organised at 39 different venues. Cash prizes worth Rs 78 lakh will be distributed.Mayor Sandip Joshi made introductory remarks. MLA Mohan Mate, Vikas Kumbhare, former MLA Sudhakar Kohale, city BJP president Pravin Datke, former mayor Nanda Jichkar and others were present on the occasion.