Moves in India to legally recognize esports as sports events

Various moves are emerging in India to legally recognize esports as sports and something distinct from the gambling world.

Kiren Rijiju shares about legitimacy of esports in India at the Lok Sabha (Animation Xpress)

‘Esports has potential to outrun Cricket in India, but govt needs to do its part and clear’ (Indian Express)

Parliament session: Bad News for Esports in India, Govt still not recognises it as sports (InsideSport)

IOA to officially recognize Esports and ESFI (Talkesport)

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