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After row over IAS officer taking dog for evening stroll at Delhi stadium, Kejriwal govt jumps to action

The direction comes following a media report that the Thyagraj Stadium was being closed for sports activities earlier than usual so that an IAS officer could walk his dog at the facility.

Paras Bisht Written by: Paras Bisht @ParasBisht15 New Delhi Updated on: May 26, 2022 14:55 IST
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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has directed that all Delhi Govt sports facilities will stay open for sportspersons till 10pm 

Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said the government is issuing instructions to all sports facilities to stay open for sportspersons till 10 pm. "It has come to my notice that sportspersons are facing problems because of the heat and the stadiums get closed by 6 or 7 pm. We are issuing instructions that all sports facilities should remain open till 10 pm so that the sportsperson can use them," Kejriwal told reporters.

The direction comes following a media report that the Thyagraj Stadium was being closed for sports activities earlier than usual so that an IAS officer could walk his dog at the facility. Earlier, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia had said that Kejriwal has directed all state-run sports facilities in the city to stay open for sportspersons till 10 pm.

Tagging the report, Sisodia said in a tweet: "News reports have brought to our notice that certain sports facilities are being closed early causing inconvenience to sportsmen who wish to play till late nite (night). CM @ArvindKejriwal has directed that all Delhi Govt sports facilities to stay open for sportsmen till 10pm." 

India Tv - Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday has also reacted to the controversy. 
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Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday has also reacted to the controversy. 

 

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