Srinagar, August 27: Participants from different educational institutions in the valley won different awards at the three-day mega sporting event, which ended on Friday.
The event was organized by the Shugul Sports Committee and co-supported by the IDPS of Delhi International Public School. The first of its event was held, which started on August 24 and ended here on Thursday.
Welcoming the guests, Showkat Chowdhary, President of IDPS, said in the statement to KPS that the sports skills among the participants have been wonderful and need to be honed and promoted by providing adequate modern infrastructure and added that the The role of NGOs too can play a key role in organizing such events so that more and more talented young people are identified and encouraged to devote time to sport and to excel in life.
The expression of confidence, smiles on their faces and enthusiasm among these young participants in events or competitions in games gave a satisfaction that could not be explained in words.
Speaking on the occasion, Athar Aamir, SMC Commissioner, said that the full participation of young people, especially girls; in sporting events illustrates the feeling of young people for peace and prosperity in their way of life. “The level of competition and the enthusiasm generated by these events sets a benchmark for others to follow,” he said.
“We must advise our children to adopt a healthy lifestyle and stay away from the threat of drug addiction,” Aamir added.
The event included a total of 10 to 14 athletics disciplines and the participation of over 100 young people, including an unprecedented participation of girls.
Many schools in the valley also lined up their teams in the games, which made the competition very difficult. The winners were then given various prizes in raffles, including a cycle, juicer, rice cookers, induction and other goodies.
These types of tournaments have to take place as it would give experience to all the kids. They will represent Kashmir in different tournaments. During the lockdown we were at home, but now we need to get back to action, said Qazi Salman, director of DD News.
Surinder Ambardar Ex MLC Bjp asked the participants to actively participate in sport as it helps in the development of the personality in addition to improving the decision-making ability of the individual.
Athar Aamir, IAS SMC commissioner and smart city CEO and Qazi Salman director, DD News, were the main guests on the occasion.
The event was attended by Surinder Ambardar (Ex MLC BJP), GM Sofi (General Secretary BJP Baramulla) and Sumaira Shah (Corporator and District Vice President BJP).