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WCD requests sports authorities to provide children of CCIs platform to excel in sports

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Women and Ministry has requested sports authorities to explore the possibility of providing children at institutions opportunities to perform better and excel in sports.

Speaking at the concluding ceremony of a four-day festival 'Hausla' organised for the children living at Institutions (CCIs), said there is a need to recognise the hidden talent of these children and help them take it forward in their life.

Srivastava has requested sports authorities to explore and if possible, provide them a higher platform to perform better and excel in sports.

Deepak Gupta, who was present at the event, said children should fear nothing and believe in their ability.

The National Festival for Children of CCIs witnessed participation of more than 600 children drawn from institutions from 18 states.

They participated in events like painting competition, athletics meet, football, chess competition and speech writing as part of the festival, the ministry said in a statement.

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First Published: Thu, November 29 2018. 22:25 IST