Swimming pools to come up in Cooch Behar Subdivisions
Cooch Behar: To woo the younger generation, the state government will set up swimming pools in every Sub-Division, Rabindra Nath Ghosh said on Tuesday. Ghosh said this after inaugurating the inter-state swimming competition at Toofangunj on Tuesday afternoon.Toofangunj MLA Fazal Karim Mian, Sabhadhipati of Coch Behar Zilla Parishad Puspita Ray Dakua and secretary Toofangunj Sub-division sports board secretary Mohan Saha were presentat the function.Ghosh said organising swimming competition is not the real motto, the main purpose is to attract the future generation to swimming.A swmming pool at an estimated cost of Rs 9 crore will come up beside the Cooch BeharRajbari Stadium. The first phase construction has been completed and the construction of the pool will be taken up shortly. Well known swimmers had recently taken part in the competition and it has successfully attracted many budding swimmers.