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New Delhi is to host the National Sikh Games (NSG) 2020

New Delhi is to host the National Sikh Games (NSG) 2020

New Delhi is to host the National Sikh Games (NSG) 2020. This game will be held from 9-11 January 2020 across various places in New Delhi. NSG is a replica of the Australian Sikh Games. The announcement was made by Manjinder Singh Sirsa, President Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Committee. NSG is dedicated to the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.

Key Points:

  • Approximately 2,500 athletes from 10 States are expected to participate in the NSG.
  • Around 16 sports competitions are to be held in the National Sikh Games.
  • NSG aims to bring sports to the heart of the Sikh community and tap in a unique sporting talent of Sikh Youths. The game aims to tackle the problem of obesity, drug menace among Sikh children through sports and physical activities.
  • NSG is organised by the Delhi based philanthropic Jap Jaap Sewa Trust in association with the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee and various sports, cultural associations.

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