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Twitter Cheers For Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore's #KheloIndia Initiative

Twitter Cheers For Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore's #KheloIndia Initiative

The minister posted a video on microblogging site Twitter and asked netizens to share their experiences with the hashtags #5MinuteAur and #KheloIndia, in an attempt to push more kids to take up sports in our country.

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  • Last Updated: January 9, 2019, 1:43 PM IST
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Silver medallist at the 2004 Athens Olympics and Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Wednesday urged the youth of the nation to simply go out and play, ahead of the second edition of the annual Khelo India Youth Games.

The minister posted a video on microblogging site Twitter and asked netizens to share their experiences with the hashtags #5MinuteAur and #KheloIndia, in an attempt to push more kids to take up sports in our country.

"Bas #5MinuteAur-haven't v all asked fr it-in playgrounds,exam halls or on the phone? Let's b the voice of our young athletes & say it loud- #5MinuteAur #KheloIndia Aur Khelenge Toh Aur Jitenge!(sic)," wrote Rathore along with a video. The minister also tagged Virat Kohli, Saina Nehwal, Deepika Padukone, and Salman Khan to take up the challenge.

Appreciating the initiative, BJP MP Jayant Sinha lauded the minister and posted a video of himself sweating it out on a tennis court.

As for the Twitter-verse, people were delighted and extended their support to the initiative.

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