Kapil Dev likely to set up sports academy in Gujarat

Dev also lauded the Khel Mahakumbh initiative of the Gujarat government that seeks to promote a culture of sports and sportman spirit.

updated: February 14, 2013 22:41 IST
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Ahmedabad: Veteran cricketer Kapil Dev has shown interest in setting up a sports academy in Gujarat, officials said on Thursday.

The former Indian captain met Chief Minister Narendra Modi, and shared his views on setting up a sports academy in Gujarat, they said.

"Nice meeting with noted cricketer Shri Kapil Dev. Exchanged idea on development of sports," Modi tweeted.

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