JK Police at forefront in training youth in sports: DIG Bhat

Srinagar

A range-level sports festival was inaugurated at Gindun Park in Rajbagh locality by DIG CRK, Ghulam Hassan Bhat in presence of senior officers of J&K Police.

The three-day festival will see hundreds of young players, selected through a rigorous process by J&K Police in Srinagar, Ganderbal, and Budgam districts, slugging it out in various sports events including Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Judo, etc.

Range level Sports Festival 2017 inaugurated by DIG Ghulam Hassan Bhat along with SSP Srinagar Imtiaz Ismail Parray

Speaking on the occasion, DIG Bhat said the J&K Police is at the forefront of providing a good platform to talented youth of Jammu and Kashmir so that they can excel at the national and international levels.

The DIG said the state of Jammu and Kashmir has a largely untapped pool of talent, including in the sports arena, which needs encouragement and proper training.

“By organizing these festivals, we are ensuring that our youths get a proper platform and necessary infrastructure to excel and bring laurels not only for their parents and the state but the whole country,” he said.

Other Police officers including SSP Srinagar Imtiaz Ismail Parray, SSP Traffic Srinagar Tahir Saleem, SP Vigilance Faisal Qayoom, SP Hqrs Srinagar Khalil Poswal, SP East Dawood Ahmad, SP South Ashish Mishra, SP Hazratbal Amod Nagpure and DySP DAR Feroz Qadri were present on the occasion.

The opening game of football was played between Ganderbal and Budgam districts at the Gindun Park. The park will host all football and other sports events during the three-day festival while cricket matches will be played at Sher-e-Kashmir Cricket Stadium.

 

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