Anurag Thakur has turned down all allegations leveled by Ram Lal Thakur, the senior Congress leader over wrongdoings in Himachal Pradesh Olympic Association (HPOA) election. Talking to media persons at Baddi today, Thakur has ridiculed the Congress leader claims to highjack the poll process by using his official power.
He said, Forest Minister J.P. Nadda was elected unanimously with overwhelming support of delegates in poll. The process was rather gone under democratic way, he clarified while terming down any possibility of using unfair mean.
He alleged that during Ram Lal Thakur tenure as President of HPOA the association has touched new low. Now under Nadda’s leadership the HPOA would strive to enhance sports facilities in qualitative and quantitative ways.
To promote sports infrastructure in state,40 crores would be incurred in coming 5-yr, he said. Besides this the stadium would be set up in each district of state involving total budget of 25 crores, he said while ensuring to set up a stadium in Baddi also.
The 4 sports centers would be set up in state to promote the sports like shooting, taekwando, judo and boxing, he said adding an Olympic festival would be celebrated in October month.