Q. Consider the following statements:
1.E-sports have been officially recognized by the government as a multi-sport event.
2.E-sports in India comes under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.
Select the correct statements using the codes given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A

Explanation –

Statement 1 is correct. The Government of India has officially recognised e-sports as part of the multi-sport event. This means that recognised esports tournaments might attain the same status as other offline sporting events in the country, like national-level tournaments.

Statement 2 is incorrect. E-sports in India comes under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.

Source: ForumIAS