Arunachal will introduce Wushu

Itanagar, Sep 23: Arunachal Pradesh government will introduce Wushu in the upcoming sports academy in eastern part of the state, Chief Minister Pema Khandu said on Monday.

The Chief Minister made this announcement to the Arunachal Pradesh State Wushu Team who had called on him after winning 8 Gold, 6 Silver and 2 Bronze in the Junior National Wushu Championship held in Chandigarh recently.

Congratulating the All Arunachal Pradesh Wushu Association for leading the team to a great victory, Khandu informed that state government will introduce Wushu in the upcoming sports academy in eastern Arunachal besides it being introduced in the Sports Authority of India Centre here and in Sangey Lhaden Sports Academy.

Wushu is among the other martial arts discipline to be introduced in the Martial Arts Academy to be established soon in Arunachal, as announced recently by the Union Sports Ministry, he said

Chief Minister assured that all infrastructural issues in the sports academy are being addressed so that players from the state face no shortage in any facilities.