In a colourful🌈 opening ceremony that showcased the culture and heritage👌 of the North-East in all it's splendour✨, PM Narendra Modi declared📢 the 12th South Asian Games open at Guwahati👏. The 12 day event will see over 2600 athletes🏃 from 8⃣ countries participate - Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, besides India. The Games will be co-hosted by Guwahati and Shillong👍. The biggest sporting event👌 in South Asia, the games will feature 228 events over 23 disciplines😳 with each event having a men's👨 and a women's👩 sections. 🇮🇳 are the defending overall champions✌, having won a staggering 11 times.
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