Bandipora: District Administration Bandipora took pride in acknowledging the exceptional achievement of the District Bandipora Hockey Team, who secured the runner-up position in the prestigious Inter-District Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Hockey Tournament.
The tournament, held at Pulwama, witnessed intense competition among various district teams, culminating in a nail-biting final where District Bandipora exhibited their remarkable skills and sportsmanship. Although they narrowly missed the championship, their performance stood as a testament to their commitment to the sport and their indomitable spirit.
The event was graced by the presence of Imtiyaz Ahmad, Joint Director Planning Bandipora and Nazir Ahmad Bhat, DYSSO Bandipora, alongside other esteemed officials from the department.
Imtiyaz Ahmad commended the Department of Youth Services & Sports for its consistent efforts towards the upliftment of sports in the region. He emphasized the significance of sports as a career and the values of discipline that it instils in the participants. Ahmad further acknowledged the Hockey team’s role as pioneers of the sport in the district.
The felicitation ceremony culminated with the awarding of medals to the participants, recognizing their dedication and remarkable performance throughout the tournament.
Imtiyaz Ahmad conveyed his appreciation to the student players, highlighting that both the District Administration Bandipora and DYSSO Bandipora remain readily available to support and address any sporting needs or requirements.