ESFI has raised questions about the inclusion of esports in the proposed draft of the bill

Rajasthan Virtual Online Sports Bill 2022: In order to bring sports into the mainstream sports ecosystem, the Sports Federation of India (ESFI) has raised questions about the inclusion of sports in the recently announced Rajasthan Virtual Online Sports (Regulation) Bill 2022 and its integration with fantasy sports, which has been published. State Revenue Department. ESFI has termed the bill as detrimental to the growth of esports in India. Follow the 14th World Sports Championship updates on InsideSport.IN

The Rajasthan Revenue Ministry sought comments and suggestions from all stakeholders on the proposed draft by Saturday (May 28), with ESFI and its approved committee from Rajasthan sharing their concerns, requesting Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Sports Minister Ashok Chandana. Eliminate virtual online sports and esports from being part of the bill.

Rajasthan Virtual Online Sports Bill 2022: ESFI questions the inclusion of sport in the proposed draft of Rajasthan Virtual Online Sports (Control) Bill 2022
Rajasthan Virtual Online Sports Bill 2022: ESFI questions the inclusion of sport in the proposed draft of Rajasthan Virtual Online Sports (Control) Bill 2022

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Rajasthan Virtual Online Sports Bill 2022: ESFI questions the inclusion of sport in the proposed draft of Rajasthan Virtual Online Sports (Control) Bill 2022

ESFI has requested Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Tagore, MoS – Sports Nishith Pramanik, and Sports Secretary Sujata Chaturvedi to intervene immediately as esports should be dropped from a sports expansion and draft bill.

“It’s important to understand that not all games played electronically are supported. The outcome of any sports match depends solely and exclusively on the skill (physical and mental) and the performance of the sports athletes just like cricket, badminton etc. It’s absolutely wrong to do club sports (a game) with fantasy gaming or anything else. Other than sports Binod Tiwari, President of ESFI, Director of the Olympic Council of Asia-International and NOC Relations and Convener of the Olympic Council of Asia-Sports Committee

“We are seeing the evolution of technology all over and esports is the technological evolution of sports. It is a sport recognized by world sports bodies like IOC, OCA and Commonwealth etc. and like other sports it is being regulated by sports rules / laws of different countries. Esports is an all-inclusive sport, restricting and / or restricting and / or controlling the way it is proposed in the draft bill will only be detrimental to the growth of our sport and grassroots development in the state of Rajasthan. Other states in India are planning similar bills. ” – Mr. Lokesh Suji, Director, Sports Federation of India and Vice President, Asian Sports Federation (AESF) added.

“Sports is a game”; So, it can’t be associated with fantasy sports. Esports is recognized as a sport by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the apex body of sports, including the Asian Olympic Council (hereinafter referred to as “OCA”), the Commonwealth Games, etc. On their multiple occasions.

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