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Sports University Bill passed in Delhi Assembly

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The Delhi University Bill, 2019, was passed by the Delhi Legislative Assembly on Monday.

On October 2, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had announced that his government will set up a 'University' in the capital.

Elaborating on the same, Kejriwal had stated, "Earlier the sportspersons used to feel insecure about their future but under this university, they will be able to devote all of their time to They will get graduate degrees in different sports like cricket, hockey, football and so on."

The bill which has been passed in the Assembly will now be sent to the Lieutenant-Governor for his approval.

The sports university will award graduation degrees, post-graduation degrees and doctorates in different sports.

Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia also said that the government will appoint a sportsperson as the vice-chancellor of the university.

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First Published: Mon, December 02 2019. 21:20 IST