Players, Rahat Ghar children meet Guv
Srinagar, May 18: The children’s who participated in the 2-day Peace and Solidarity Cricket Trophy held at Srinagar called on the Governor, N N Vohra, at Raj Bhavan here on Wednesday.
Cricket team each of children from Delhi, Linton Hall School, Raj Bagh, Srinagar and the one trained by the CRPF, participated in this sports event which was organized by the Guild of Service, a national level voluntary developmental organization dedicated to the welfare and empowerment of women and children, and sponsored by the National Foundation for Communal Harmony. The players were in the age group of 12 to 15 years. In all, 88 children, including 34 from the Rahat Ghar, Srinagar, called on the Governor, an official handout said.
The Peace and Solidarity Cricket Trophy was lifted by the team of Linton Hall School, Raj Bagh, Srinagar.
The Governor interacted with the young peace ambassadors from Delhi and Srinagar and observed that such events help in promoting camaraderie, national integration and harmony. He presented gifts to them and wished them a bright future ahead, handout said.
While interacting with the Chairperson, Guild of Service, Dr. Mohini Giri, about the activities of the Guild, the Governor announced that he will provide an even more imposing “Peace and Solidarity Running Cricket Trophy” for the competitive matches from next year onwards, handout added.
Among others, the General Secretary, National Foundation for Communal Harmony, Dr. Lalit Kumar, Secretary, Guild of Serivce, Dr. Girja Dhar, its Joint Secretary, Dr. Deepali Bhanot, other functionaries of the Guild, management of the Rahat Ghar and Chairperson and Principal of the Linton Hall School, Coaches of the cricket teams and Tripathy from the CRPF were present on the occasion.
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