Govt committed to provide best facilities to budding sporting talents: Sethi
Game Changers XI wins Christmas Gold T20 trophy
STATE TIMES NEWS
JAMMU: Game Changers Cricket Club lifted Christmas Gold T20 Tournament trophy be defeating Champions Cricket Club by 50 runs in the final played at MA Stadium, here on Monday.
the Christmas Gold Cup T20 Tournament-2020 was organized by the All J&K Christian Welfare Association.
In the final and prize distribution ceremony, Yudhvir Sethi, BJP J&K Vice President was the Chief Guest, who said that BJP led Government at the Centre is keen to spot local talent and hone their skills which will match the national and international standards.
He said government is committed to provide the best facilities to the UT’s budding sporting talents.
Sethi said that sports is on top priority of Union Government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and that is why Jammu and Kashmir is witnessing massive infrastructural development in terms of construction of modern day cricket stadiums, sports complexes and Khelo India programmes being implemented in a big way.
“In a place like Jammu and Kashmir, sports can build the bridges. It can take the UT out of difficult times and our youth can really play their positive role in the development of UT. Sports are as essential for life as academics,” he added.
Sethi congratulated the All J&K Christian Welfare Association for organizing a T20 tournament in most professional manner.
He said such tournaments will enable to identify talent amongst young cricketers as it will also keep out young generation away from evils of society like drugs and liquor.
A total of 15 matches were organized during the tournament. Govind Sharma was declared as Man of the Match while the award of Man of the Series was shared by Bhanu Gupta and Yogesh Sikka.
Corporator Anil Masoom, Organising Secretary Yousuf Don, Rubina Akhtar BJP leader, Teastus Sotra, David, Ashu, Lawrance Sotra, Sebastian, Sunny Khokar, Naridner Gupta Chairman DFA Jammu, Kamaljit, Shehnaz Iqbal and Rajesh Sumbri were also present.