Jaipur, Oct. 19 -- Chief minister Ashok Gehlot decided on Sunday to allocate 25 bigha land each to 13 sportspersons of Rajasthan, who have brought laurels to the country by their performance in international events, such as Olympics, Asian Games and Commonwealth.

The land will be allocated in Indira Gandhi Canal Project area.

Gehlot approved the proposal to allot land free of charge to five players, and eight players will get land at a reserved price, according to a government statement.

"The CM's decision will give impetus to sports activities in the state and sports talent will get inspiration to perform at the international level. Fifty-eight players of international repute have been allotted land in the Indira Gandhi Canal Project si...