India’s sporting heroes Abhishek Verma and Babita Phogat have openly welcomed the government’s decision to reopen all the sports complexes and stadiums which were shut down due to the pandemic since March this year.
As per the new guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs on Sunday that all the sports complexes and stadium will get open barring the spectators till the period of the lockdown until 31st of May.
A statement released by MHA stated that “Sports Complexes and Stadia will get reopen however spectators will not be allowed”.
Verma was elated after hearing this and he said that the athletes will follow all the instructions given by SAI as well as the respective board where he explained his thoughts in detail “It is very good news for sports that sports complexes and stadiums have been allowed to reopen. I was trying to train at the shooting range but due to COVID 19 restrictions I was not allowed to go there so whatever rules come from SAI or our federation we will openly follow that”.
Commenting on the same ace wrestler Babita Phogat said “The government has taken a very good step keeping in mind the athletes Olympics preparations and have reopened stadiums. For this, I would like to thank the Indian government and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju. Athletes can now start their preparations for the Olympics”.