Karate training to be initiated at the district level: Joba Majhi

Nageshwar Rao meets with Minister and discusses sport development

Jamshedpur, April 8: L. Nageshwar Rao, Secretary General of the Jharkhand State Karate Do Association (JSKA) and Co-Secretary of the Karate Association of India (KAI), met Joba Majhi, Minister of Women and Children Development and Social Welfare of Jharkhand, during his visit to Jamshedpur. In a meeting at Circuit House in Jamshedpur, Rao, a well-known 6th Dan, black belt and established mentor, discussed the development of karate in Jharkhand, especially for women and children. He also informed the Minister of the karate training provided by the Jharkhand State Karate Do association to boys and girls, including members of the tribes.

The Minister was very happy to discuss this matter and would like to start karate self-defense training for women and children for their overall development, in every district of Jharkhand once the pandemic is over, Nageshwar Rao informed.

Jharkhand’s Cabinet Minister was pleased with the performance of two Goelkera daughters, Sushmita Mahato and Sombari Hembrom, who did well in karate and won several medals in different tournaments.

Nageshwar Rao has been at the forefront of promoting the game in the state. Earlier during Chief Minister Hemant Soren’s visit to Jamshedpur last year, the karate coach discussed the development of the game in Jharkhand State and briefed the CM on the karate training provided by the Jharkhand State Karate Association for boys and girls including tribals, Kasturba students Schools, high schools and colleges in different districts of Jharkhand.

During the meeting, Hemant Soren informed Nageshwar Rao that the state government is concerned with the development of all sports, including karate.

Kristen T. Prall

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