National Games 2023 venues open for public without passes, accreditation


Panaji:  The Goa government has opened all the venues of the National Games 2023 for the general public, who can witness the event without any passes or accreditation.

State Sports Department in an advisory issued on Thursday has said that all the venues will be open for general public till the end of the National Games on November 9.

State Sports minister Govind Gaude said that an advisory has been issued to all the venue commandants and security incharges to allow general public to watch the games.

“The entry will be without any pass or accreditation card. They will be allowed only in the spectator areas from where they can see the matches,” Gaude said.

The minister said that initially verbal intimation was given to all the venue commandants and security incharges that public should be allowed to watch the matches. “But there were some complaints that people were not allowed despite the  availability of empty seats in the stadium,” he said.

Gaude said that the advisory has been issued to give clear instruction to the concern persons.


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