‘Sports stadium to be constructed in every district’

Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today declared open Inter Zonal District Level Tournaments at Budgam in which hundreds of students from various schools are participating.
‘Sports stadium to be constructed in every district’
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Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today declared open Inter Zonal District Level Tournaments at Budgam in which hundreds of students from various schools are participating.

The tournament is being organized by Youth Services & Sports Department in coordination with the district administration.

The district level competitions are being held in the discipline of Kabaddi, Kho-Kho for Boys/Girls under the age group of 14-17 years and Dodge Ball, Net Ball & Throw Ball under the age group of 17-19 years.

the district development commissioner Budgam, Syed Sehrish Asgar, director general Youth Services & Sports Sheikh Fayaz, SSP Budgam Tejinder Singh, ADDC Khurshid Ahmad Sanai, ADC Khurshid Ahmad Shah, Joint Director YSS Bashir Ahmed, DYSS Officer Balbir Singh and other senior officers of the district and police administration were present during the inauguration ceremony.

Addressing the players, K Vijay Kumar appreciated the efforts of YSS and district administration in organizing such kind of sports activities in the district. He said that these competitions will promote sports culture among the school children. The Advisor also interacted with the players and wished them all the best for the games.  

He expressed satisfaction over the sports calendar prepared by the district administration for engagement of youth in sports and other activities for their overall development.

On the occasion, the Advisor also felicitated local players who have won medals in different games at the national and international level which includes Mohammad Saleem Kumar, silver medalist in Junior World Wushu Championship held in Brazil, Noor-ul-Haya, Asian Gold Medalist (Sqay Martial Art), AayatAhlam, Asian Gold Medalist (Sqay Martial Art) and Mohammad Aatif, Asian Bronze Medalist (Sqay Martial Art).

The DDC while addressing the gathering thanked the Advisor K Vijay Kumar for visiting the district and declaring the tournament open. She said that the presence of Advisor Kumar on today's occasion must encourage the children for their maximum participation in various kinds of activities being organized by the district administration. DG YSS Sheikh Fayaz gave brief of the activities which are being organized by the department of YSS in the state and at district level.

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