Lal Singh Exhorts Students To Participate In Sports To Positively Channelize Their Energies

KATHUA MAY 20 Minister for Forests, Environment and Ecology Choudhary Lal Singh today exhorted upon the students to actively participate in sports as it helps to channelize their energy in positive direction besides shaping their personality .

The Minister said this while addressing the sportspersons after the conclusion of 17, Inter Zone District Level Cricket Tournament  at Kathua Sports Stadium.

 Ch Lal Singh stressed that everyone should involve themselves in one or the other  sports activity as it helps to  develop  not only physical strength but also increases mental power.


Stressing on the need of providing best sports infrastructure to the players, the Minister said that possibility of installing water sprinkling system at Kathua Sports stadium would be explored. He also directed DFO Kathua to plant trees along the circumference of the stadium.

Earlier batting first, Kathua set a target of 120 runs in 20 overs in reply Marheen successfully chased the target in 18th over of the game and won the match by 1 wicket. Daleep Kumar of Marheen was declared Man of the Match while as Kamalpreet Singh of Kathua was adjudged Man of the Series.  

The tournament was organized by Department of Youth Services and sports.

Earlier, the Minister inspected the progress of road work from Gharti to Kasoori under Panchayat Thein of Basohli. The work on 1.5 Km road was initiated under 14 FC and will be executed by Rural Development Department.

During the inspection Ch Lal Singh directed the BDO to adhere to the quality norms besides meeting the target on time. He also urged the villagers to participate proactively in various development activities as their participation helps in better formulation as well as efficient execution of development works.

BDO Lakhanpur, AEE PWD, DFOs, DySP DAR Kathua besides DYSSO and ZPEOs accompanied the Minister during the visit.



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