Among those in action will be champion shooters Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary, world cadet champion wrestlers Anshu and Sonam, Olympian athlete Jisna Mathew, Youth Olympics gold medallist weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga, budding tennis player Mahak Jain and swimming star Srihari Nataraj.
"My best wishes to all young friends taking part in the Khelo India Youth Games ...May this tournament showcase the best sporting talent and give our youth a platform to fulfil their sporting dreams," he wrote on Twitter.
"#5MinuteAur is a great effort that will further fitness levels across India. It's also wonderful to see noted athletes talk about their own experiences vis--vis spending more time on the field," he said.
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