Parkash Singh Punjab CM on Tuesday offered 20 acres of land near Chandigarh to star cricketer Yuvraj Singh for setting up a sports academy. Yuvraj Singh, who is recovering after undergoing treatment for a rare germ cell cancer, was accompanied by his mother Shabnam Singh when he called on Parkash Singh at his residence on Wednesday.
Parkash Singh wished him speedy recovery and best of health. Badal appreciated the proposal put forth by Yuvraj to establish state-of-the-art sports academy near Chandigarh to impart training to the budding players in cricket, hockey, golf and tennis.
Parkash Singh asked his Principal Secretary to finalise the modalities for the allotment of requisite land. Parkash Singh told Yuvraj Singh that the state government had already set up a sports school at Ghudha in Bathinda district to impart quality education and sports training to our youth to enable them to exhibit their talent at national as well as international tournaments.
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