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Silli block of Ranchi district will be the Jharkhand's future sport and athletics bowl,with a potential of searching and training talented rural players,indicates the first of its kind plan prepared by a group led by ex Deputy Chief Minister Minister Sudesh Mahto.
Two top men-ex Team India Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Ex Indian Football Team captain Baichung Bhutia are learnt to be their mentors.
"The state's vast population is centred around villages.With an aim to make the rural youth become part of the development process,the sports meet is being organised",said Mahto.
As per the plan,sports meet will be held in 7 grounds and stadiums in Silli on October 13-18,2017.The six -day sports meet is expected to be participated by 4000 boys and girls in the age group of 15-25.
During the event,these participants will take part in hockey,football,volley ball,archery and athletics competitions. Dhoni and Bhutia will be Mentors said Mahto,a football player and friend of Dhoni,who is the brain behind the sports meet.
Mahto informed media that during the meet,these participants will be trained to learn the art of leadership so that they promote sports in their own blocks and villages.