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Anurag Thakur takes charge as India’s 17th sports minister

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New Delhi

The 46-year-old former Cricket Board President, Anurag Thakur has taken the charge as country’s 17th sports minister and promised to do everything possible to make India a sporting powerhouse.

Anurag Thakur has been given responsibility of sports and youth affairs along with the Information and Broadcasting ministry after he took oath as a cabinet minister.

“I am grateful to the Hon’ble Prime Minister who gave me a new responsibility involving youth and sports. It is his belief, his love for sports and his ever-growing initiative which is taking Indian sports forward,” Thakur said after taking charge.

“Whatever good work that has been done so far under Kiren ji (Rijiju) will continue. I would like to take everyone along and work for the betterment of Indian sports,” he added.

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