Speaker For Promoting Sports Talent In Youth In Jammu & Kashmir

Speaker for promoting sports talent in youth in  J&K

Rahil Gupta

JAMMU, NOVEMBER 21: Describing sports as an all season activity for the growth and development of youth, the Speaker, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Kavinder Gupta, today said that the talented youth of the state need to be provided a platform both by family and Government to prove their mettle.

The Speaker said this while distributing the prizes among the players at the concluding ceremony of Final match of Shaheed Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Memorial Hockey Tournament-2015 played at K.K.Hakhu Astro Turff Hockey Stadium, Jammu this afternoon.

Mr. Kavinder Gupta said that youth of state are blessed with great talent  and prowess and present dispensation is making concerted efforts to provide proper sports infrastructure to talented players to live their dreams and make their state proud at national and international events.
He hoped that efforts to create better sports environment in the State will yield positive dividends and more players come to fore and represent the state in various sports events.

Describing sports a tool of motivation and happiness among the children and youth alike, the Speaker said that present dispensation has already initiated measures to improve sports in the state.
Laying stress on the schools and colleges to make extracurricular activities more participative rather than symbolic, the Speaker said that government has ordered immediate restoration of playgrounds and playfields so that these are used for organizing inter-school, inter-college and inter-district sporting activities.

The Tournament was organised by Kashmir Sikh Sangat in which 9 Hocky Teams participated.The final match of the tournament was played between Khalsa Club, Gole Gujral and M.B. S Club, Simble Camp which was won by Khalsa Club by 4-2 goals.

On the occasion MLC Charanjeet Singh, ADG Police Mr. S.M. Sahai, Secretary Sports Council Mr. Javid Ahmad Shah ,President KSS S.Sewa Singh ,Sr Vice President Er K.N.Singh, S.Manjit Singh ,S.T.S.Reen ,S.T.P.Singh ,members of K.S.S and  a large number of sports lovers were present. 

The event was co sponsored by Mr Naresh Sabharwal, Horizon Construction, Attar Sweets and Peaks Auto.



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