Free Fire India Today League is going to become big: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

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India Today

Author 2019-10-12 14:37:00

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Sports minister Kiren Rijiju. (Photo: Vikram Sharma/India Today)

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  • Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said Free Fire India Today League will become a big sensation in a few months
  • Sports Minister Rijiju said it was his dream to see India become a global sporting superhouse
  • The winner of the Free Fire India Today League will walk away with Rs 8.5 Lakh

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said Free Fire India Today League will become a big sensation in a few months. Ahead of the Free Fire India Today League Final, Kiren Rijiju said he was confident India would create champions in the times to come.

"It is very relevant for today's time. We will create Indian champions in Free Fire. The Free Fire India Today League will also add to my dream of making India a global super powerhouse. We will do everything to promote and make it big," Rijiju said.

"The launching of Free Fire India Today League.. I can clearly foresee the shape it will attain in a few months. The staggering prize money in Brazil.. the fact that this game can generate so much money.. Our players are going to become rich also. My best wishes to the entire team and all the best for your game. I complement the India Today Group for the initiative. As Sports Minister, I am there with you," Rijiju said at the event.

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Sports Minister Rijiju said it was his dream to see India become a global sporting superhouse. "An unfit nation cannot become a sporting powerhouse. We have to make people understand that sports is a way of life. Sports defines a country's image. Nothing is bigger than the Olympics or any sporting event.. be it a World Cup or any tournament."

With Battle Royale games gaining huge popularity in the country, the Free Fire India Today League is seen as a massive push to promote Esports. The winner of the Free Fire India Today League will walk away with Rs 8.5 Lakh while the 2nd, 3rd and 4th-placed teams will get Rs 4 Lakh, Rs 2 Lakh and Rs 1 Lakh, respectively.

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