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Saina Nehwal gets allotted land in Dharamsala to set up badminton academy

Saina Nehwal gets allotted land in Dharamsala to set up badminton academy
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Md Imtiaz

Published: 27 Dec 2020 6:03 AM GMT

Badminton star Saina Nehwal has been alloted a land in Dharamsala for setting up her international badminton academy. The Minister for Forests, Youth and Sports Affairs Rakesh Pathania, who has been made in-charge for the elections to the Dharamsala Municipal Corporation said that 52 kanal land in Sakoh area of Dharamsala has been allotted to the shuttler. The badminton academy would come up soon.

Besides, Rs 18 crore had been sanctioned for setting up an international shooting range in Kangra district and two indoor skating ranges were being set up in Dharamsala and Shimla, added Pathania in a press conference.

Minister for Forests, Youth and Sports Affairs Rakesh Pathania, who has been made in-charge for the elections to the Dharamsala Municipal Corporation, said that 52 kanal land in the Sakoh area of Dharamsala had been allotted to badminton star Saina Nehwal for setting up an international badminton academy. The academy would come up soon, he added.

The minister said 18 stadiums would be ready by the end of the next year in the state.

Also read: Sindhu, Saina among 8 badminton players to participate in tournaments in Thailand

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