Khelo India University Games 2021:
2021 Khelo India University Games logo was unveiled recently. It will be held in Karnataka from 24th April 2022. At the Sree Kanteerava Stadium, Bengaluru the logo was unveiled.
- The Jain University, Bengaluru will be hosting this event from 24th April to 3rd May 2022.
- Anurag Thakur, Union Sports Minister, and Karnataka Governor TC Gehlot were present during the launch event.
- This event was postponed earlier due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
- This edition will be the second edition of the games.
- The first edition of the Khelo India University Games was held in Odisha in 2020.
- The official jersey for the games was also launched.
- The anthem for the 2021 Khelo India University Games has been sung by Nikhil Joshi and Chandan Shetty.
- Mallakhamb and Yogasana along with 18 other sports will be featured in the upcoming games.
- Nearly 4,500 athletes will be participating from across India.
- An app named Khelo India App was also launched by the state for providing live updates on the Games.
- Mascot: The official mascot of the Games is ‘Veera’, an elephant.
- Logo of the Games: The iconic Vidhana Soudha building which is the state of Karnataka’s Legislative House and is located in Bengaluru features in this year’s logo along with two elephants on either side.