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When Parliament becomes Football stadium In Pictures

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    MPs in action after an awareness programme launched by the Ministry of Youth Affairs

    The Sports Ministry is going all out to promote the upcoming FIFA U-17 Football World Cup

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    Former Indian football Baichung Bhutia along with MP and former footballer Prasoon Banerjee

    In a country where the masses have been mostly gripped by the cricket frenzy, the ministry adopted a unique way to promote football.

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    AIFF president Praful Patel with woman MPs is playing with footballs

    During an event organised near the Gandhi statue, Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan distributed footballs to MPs from the both Houses of Parliament.

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    BJP MP Rupa Ganguly kicks the ball after the launch of an initiative by the Sports Ministry

    Members of Parliament from all political parties gathered near the Gandhi statue and the speaker handed them footballs.

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    Former Indian football captain Baichung Bhutia along with MP and former footballer Prasoon Banerjee

    It will be the first time that India will be hosting FIFA U-17 Football World Cup.

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    Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan tries to kick a football at an awareness programme

    Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan tries to kick a football at an awareness programme

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    Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan tries to kick a football

    Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan tries to kick a football

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    Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Babul Supriyo and AIFF Praful Patel in action with a football

    Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Babul Supriyo and AIFF Praful Patel in action with a football

  • FIFA U-17 World Cup, Parliament, Members of Parliament, Baichung Bhutia, Sumitra Mahajan, Praful Patel, FIFA World Cup, Football
    Women MPs in action after an awareness programme launched by the Ministry of Youth Affairs

    Women MPs in action after an awareness programme launched by the Ministry of Youth Affairs

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