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DUSU president to write to V-C condemning removal of 12 games from sports quota list

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Tuesday said he will be writing to the varsity's vice-chancellor, condemning the decision of removing 12 games from the list for students seeking admission under the quota.

These include 4100 metres relay, yoga, power-lifting, softball, baseball, ball and cycling, among others.

Singh, who is a boxer, said, "build confidence and personality of an individual. Every game should be given its due."

The DUSU said he will be writing a letter to the against the decision of the standing committee of admissions.

According to a member of the standing committee, the decision was taken by the sports council and admissions committee of the varsity and then it was forwarded to them.

He said the decision was taken to only have sports and games that are part of Commonwealth Games, Cricket, kho-kho and have been included in the list because of their popularity.

The varsity's physical education teachers had criticised the move and wrote a letter to to not remove the 12 sports and games.

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First Published: Tue, May 14 2019. 23:26 IST