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PM to inaugurate South Asian Games on Feb 5

NEWDELHI (UNI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 12th South Asian Games on February 5, which will be jointly hosted at Guwahati and Shillong.

Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal will chair the organising committee of the Games while Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president N Ramachandran has been named the co-chairman.

The Games, which will see India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka compete for honours, will feature 228 events in 23 sports disciplines.

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