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December 13, 2019 06:10 PM NPT
By: Kunga Hyolmo
KATHMANDU, Dec 13: National Sports Council took out a rally in the capital on Friday in honor of the Nepali medal winners of recently held 13th South Asian Games.
President of Nepal Olympic Committee Jeevan Ram Shrestha and secretary of National Sports Council Ramesh Silawal jointly inaugurated the rally, offering garland and vermilion to the medal winners.
According to NSC, it initially planned to organize the rally in Lalitpur and Bhaktapur as well, however, it failed to do so due to bad weather.
The rally that started from NSC premises in Tripureswor passed through New Road, Botahiti, Ratna Park, Bhrikutimandap, Bhadrakali, Singha Durbar, and Thapathali. The rally ended on the NSC premises.
NSC Vice president Pitambar Timalsina said that the successful holding of the 13th SAG has also provided new challenges to the Nepali players.
He also lauded the role of players' guardians. Nepal was able to bag 51 gold medals during the 13th South Asian Games held in Kathmandu from December 1 to 10.
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