23rd State Thang-Ta championship opens in Srinagar

Kashmir's Thang Ta brigade
Kashmir’s Thang Ta brigade

KL News Network


The 23rd state Thang-Ta Championship opens at Sher-e-Kashmir Indoor Sports Complex on Saturday.

On the first day of the tournament, sub-junior girls bouts were played.

Secretary J&K State Sports Council, Waheed-Ur-Rehman Para was chief guest on the occasion. In his interaction with the participating players, he announced establishment of full-fledged Thang-Ta academy in Srinagar. He also assured full support and co-operation to the Thang-Ta Association for promotion of the game.

Later, Para distributed special prises among the outstanding girl Thang-Ta players, Ms Shah Anisa Shabnam, Ms Ishrat Rafiq, Ms Kounsar Jan, Ms Anjum Farooq, Ms Iqra Hafeez and Ms Saima Jan.

The Championship is being organised by J&K Thang-Ta Association  and is sponsored by J&K State Sports Council. The closing ceremony of the Championship is on 13th of December 2016.


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