'Dahi-Handi' to be an official sport in Maharashtra, 'Govindas' to get jobs under sports category: CM Shinde
'Dahi-Handi' will now be recognized as an official sport in Maharashtra, Chief Minister Eknath Shinde announced.
Maharashtra CM also announced that "Pro-Dahi-Handi" competitions will also be organised in the state.
Insurance cover will be Rs 10 lakh if any Govinda loses his life, and Rs 5 lakh if they get partially handicapped.
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The 'Govindas' will get jobs under the sports category,".