Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today cheered for Odisha Juggernauts during their victory over Chennai Quick Guns in the inaugural edition of Ultimate Kho Kho in Pune.
Patnaik watched the match on television at his residence here.
Odisha Juggernauts ended Chennai Quick Guns’ Impressive winning run with a 10-point victory at Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex at Pune in Maharashtra.
“Watching a wonderful Kho kho match of ongoing Ultimate Kho Kho league. Join me to cheer our own team Odisha Juggernauts,” Patnaik said in a Facebook post.
Notably, Patnaik has been taking a keen interest in promoting various sports in the country. The Odisha government is the official sponsor of India’s Men’s and Women’s hockey teams.
The state government is also constructing a stadium at Rourkela to host Men’s Hockey World Cup in Odisha.
Patnaik had earlier watched a few matches of Indian Men’s Hockey team during the Olympics in Tokyo.