KHELO INDIA: Football, Kabbadi, Badminton and

Kho-Kho matches played in Samba

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Samba, Publish Date: Oct 17 2018 10:44PM | Updated Date: Oct 17 2018 10:44PM
KHELO INDIA:  Football, Kabbadi, Badminton andGK Photo

Football, Kabbadi, Badminton and Kho-Kho matches were played on Wednesday at sports stadium Samba in the ongoing sports festival organised here under Khelo-India, sports for peace and development - a Government of India Initiative.

Chief Guest on the occasion, Additional Deputy Commissioner Dr Arun Manhas congratulated each participant for taking Khelo-India scheme as an opportunity to showcase their talent.

While interacting with the players he said, “The importance of sports and fitness in one’s life is invaluable. Playing sports inculcates team spirit, develops strategic & analytical thinking, leadership skills, goal-setting and risk-taking. A fit and healthy individual leads to an equally healthy society and strong nation”.

In Kabbadi,  Gujjar Kabaddi Club defeated Rajput club Nud by 48-22 in above 20 yr boys category, while in category GHS Sunjwan defeated GHS Sumb by 49-21   in-under 20yrs. 

In Kho-Kho under 17yrs boys category, C.M.P Hr. Sec. School emerged victorious while HSS N V Dhalite end up as runner-up. 

Group-stage matches of football, badminton and athletics were also played on Wednesday.

 

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