List keeps growing: After PM Modi, Tendulkar Vijender Singh invites Delhi CM Kejriwal for his pro bout

New Delhi: Star pugilist Vijender Singh today discussed the scope of professional boxing in India with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and accorded him a formal invitation for his WBO Asia Title fight in the capital on June 11.

Vijender was accompanied to the Delhi Secretariat by his promoter Neerav Tomar, MD, IOS Boxing Promotions.

Vijender said, "It was an honour for me to meet Delhi Chief Minister Mr. Arvind Kejriwal and I personally invited him for my WBO Asia Title fight scheduled to be held in the capital on 11th June.

File Photo of Vijender Singh. Getty Images

File Photo of Vijender Singh. Getty Images

"We discussed the scope of professional boxing in India and he assured me of his help and support for which I am very grateful.

"I look forward for Mr. Kejriwal to come and watch me live in the Capital on 11 June. I am happy to know that Mr.

Kejriwal is following my professional fights."

Vijender, who has won all his four fights since turning pro last year, is on a break in India before his next bout on April 30 in London. The bout will be organised at the Copper Box Arena and the boxer will leave for Manchester to resume further training early next week.


Updated Date: Apr 01, 2016 20:23 PM

Also Watch

IPL 2018: Royal Challengers Bangalore eye revival against Chennai Super Kings as 'Cauvery Derby' comes back to life
  • Thursday, April 26, 2018 In the Kanjarbhat community, a campaign against 'virginity tests' is slowly gaining ground
  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018 It's A Wrap: Beyond the Clouds stars Ishaan Khatter, Malavika Mohanan in conversation with Parul Sharma
  • Monday, April 9, 2018 48 hours with Huawei P20 Pro: Triple camera offering is set to redefine smartphone imaging
  • Monday, April 16, 2018 Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore interview: Sports can't be anyone's fiefdom, we need an ecosystem to nurture raw talent

Also See