Inter-State river rafting at Barapole soon: MLA

Speaking at kesarugadde sports meet by throwing a ball at Kaggodlu near Madikeri on Saturday, organised jointly by Nehru Yuva Kendra, Youth Service and Sports department, Youth Hostel Association of India, Youth Organisations Federation, here on Saturday, he said the government has released additional funds to encourage sports in the district.

A sum of ` 10 lakh has been released for the development of outdoor, indoor stadium, synthetic athletic track at Koodige, synthetic track at Ponnampet and for the construction of Yuva Bhavana, he said.

All development works are under progress and will be completed at the earliest, he added.
Ranjan said youths from Kodagu have carved a niche in sports.  Zilla Panchayat Standing Committee on Health and Education President Manu Muthappa also spoke.

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