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Athletes asked to empty stadium so IAS officer can walk dog

The Free Press Journal | 26/05/2022 01:36 PM | Click to read full article

Every evening around 7.30 pm Delhi's Principal Secretary (Revenue) Sanjeev Khirwar walks his dog at the Delhi government-run Thyagraj Stadium, meaning athletes and coaches have to wrap up training by 7 pm. “We used to train till 8-8.30 pm under lights earlier."

Upon inspection, Express found that on three evenings over the past week, stadium guards started blowing whistles near the track around 6.30 pm, ensuring it was cleared by 7 pm. 

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