DC Anantnag inaugurates inter distt Kabaddi tournament
ANANTNAG: The provincial level inter district Kabaddi tournament for AAG-Boys was inaugurated by Deputy Commissioner Anantnag Dr. Basharat Qayoom on Saturday at sports stadium Pahalgam.
The tournament was inaugurated in presence of Joint Director (JD) Youth Services and Sports –(YSS) Kashmir Bashir Ahmad, district Youth Services and Sports officer Anantnag Mushtaq Ahmad Pampori besides the technical officials and field staff of the department.
Speaking at the inaugural ceremony, DC Anantnag who was the Chief Guest at the occasion laid stress on active participation in sports activities.
He also advised the participants that they will enjoy the game by playing with true sportsman spirit. He also wished that players will work hard to get their place at National and International level.
Earlier, the chief guest administered a pledge to the participating players under the banner of Nasha Mukht Bharat Abhiyan.
JD YSS delivered the welcome address at the occasion and spoke about the departmental activities.
The JD said that apart from school going children, activities are organized by the department for other persons in the age group of 19 to 35 years under YSS and LG’s Rolling Cup as well.
About 120 players from ten districts of Kashmir division are participating in the tournament organized by the YSS, Anantnag.