Guv inaugurates JPL Tawi Cup Cricket Tournament
Jammu, Apr 17: Governor, N N Vohra on Tuesday inaugurated Jammu Premiere League (JPL) Tawi Cup Cricket Tournament at Zorawar Singh Stadium at Reasi.
The tournament is being organized by the Army’s 16 Corps under Sadbhavana programme in collaboration with the Youth Services and Sports Department. In all, 16 teams divided into four pools are participating in the event.
Speaking on the occasion, the Governor congratulated the Army and the Youth Services and Sports Department for organizing Jammu Premiere League Tawi Cup 2012 at Reasi. He said that the organization of such events, particularly in the district towns, provide an exciting opportunity to the youth to test their talents for sports. He wished the participating teams good cricket matches in the next 8 days.
The Governor unveiled the trophy, performed the toss and released pigeons to mark the inauguration of the Tournament.
Minister for Youth Services and Sports,RS Chib, Advisor to the Chief Minister Mubarak Gul, MLA Reasi Baldev Raj Sharma, Corps Commander, 16 Corps Lt. Gen. AS. Nandal, Principal Secretary to the Governor Navin Kumar Choudhary, and Chief Executive Officer of the Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board were present at the inaugural function.
Minister for Youth Services and Sports RS Chib, dwelt on the various initiatives being taken by the Department for the promotion of sports activities in the State. In this context, he gave details of the cricket tournaments organised in the Kashmir Valley and at other places in the State last year and those sports activities planned for this year.
Lt. Gen. Nandal, in his welcome address, gave details of the various initiatives being taken by the Army under Sadbhavana programme. He added that to boost sports activities, particularly in the remote areas, the Army has been creating sports infrastructure and organizing the various sports activities. He also gave details of the Jammu Premiere League Tawi Cup 2012.
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