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Jaipur celebrates World Handball Day at SMS Stadium
In Jaipur, the World Handball Day was celebrated by the sports lovers and the State Handball Association. On the eve of the observance held worldwide on the June 23, a function was held in the evening by the Rajasthan State Handball Association which attended by its president, Joint secretary and trainers.

The Venue was the function was the local Sawai Man Singh Stadium wherein the local sportsmen and sportswomen along with the sports lovers and spectators from the nearby locality gathered to celebrate the day.

The observance marks the first the date on which the first World Handball Championship was held about twenty years ago. The game has become popular in many countries now with national level competitions.

However, reportedly, much enthusiasm for celebration of the World Handball Day was seen in Jharkhand, The observance was marked by the events like cake cutting and exhibition matches in some district headquarters.

In the Steel City Jamshedpur, a function was organised at local JRD Tata Sports Complex to mark the observance which was jointly held by the Jharkhand State Handball Association and the Tata Steel.

It is worth noting that the International Handball Federation was formed in 1946 which currently has around two hundred member federations. Though in India, the sport is picking up popularity. It is most popular in the countries of continental Europe.

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