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Sports help build good personality, great nation: Gadkari

Press Trust of India  |  Nagpur 

Saturday said sports helped create good citizens and in turn a great country.

Addressing a gathering at the "Khasdar Krida Mahostav" (Member of Parliament Sports Festival) here, further said the event, which had become widely popular, should continue irrespective of whether he stays or not.

"If we want to a build a country of our dreams, then we need to build good citizens. Sports help in building a good personality and a strong, patriotic generation," he said.

"This Khasdar Krida Mahotsav will continue like this for many more years to come. I am not a permanent People elect MPs and if they elect me, well and good. But whoever comes after me, this Khasdar Mahotsav should continue for many more years to come," he said.

said local MLAs, the and the would provide all support for the festival so that it can develop sports and build sports personalities here.

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First Published: Sat, January 12 2019. 23:05 IST