Meghalaya to host 2022 National Games

Meghalaya will host the 2022 National Games. In this regard, Indian Olympic Association (IOA) accepted Meghalaya’s bid to host the National Games. In this selection process, Meghalaya overshadowed four other bidders Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgargh, Goa and Uttarakhand. Meghalaya will be the third northeastern state after Manipur and Assam to host the National Games. The 2022 National Games will coincide Meghalaya’s 50 years of statehood. Earlier in 2016, Meghalaya had successfully hosted South Asian Games which was co-hosted in Shillong and Guwahati (Assam). Goa is hosting National Games in November 2017.