Govt to channelize energy of youth towards positive direction: Advisor Farooq

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The UT administration is committed to provide best avenues and infrastructure to the sports-loving youth of Jammu and Kashmir to channelize their energy towards positive direction.

This was stated by Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan while addressing the valedictory cum prize distribution function of Shaheed Lt. Thakur Dass Memorial Cricket Tournament organised by Akhnoor Sports Club at Govt. Boys Higher Secondary School, Akhnoor.

At the outset, the Advisor along with President, Secretary and other members of the Sports Club paid tributes to martyr Lt. Thakur Dass at the memorial site.

The Advisor stressed on the need to encourage the youth to take up sports for developing a leadership quality and character building for a prosperous and successful future.

While presenting the awards to the winning and runner-up  teams, the Advisor motivated the young generation to participate in sports and other extracurricular activities. He stressed on the need to create bigger platforms for young sportsmen to display their talent and skills besides promoting the local talent at higher level.