During the three-day national conference of Kreeda Bharti, an affiliate of Rashtrihya Swayamsewak Sangh, Chetan Chauhan former Indian cricketer and also the serving sports minister of Uttar Pradesh has urged the state governments to formulate a sports policy and share responsibility to support budding sporting talents in their respective states. He also said that one class for sports should be made mandatory in schools to spot talent. Sports complexes at district level and mini sports stadiums at block level is needed to hone rural talent. Mr Chauhan is also in favor of two percent quota in government jobs for sport spersons.

Except Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh and Telangana around 2000 delegates across country participated in the conference.

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