Sunil Sharma inaugurates Kishtwar Premier League
STATE TIMES NEWS
KISHTWAR: Minister of State for Youth Services and Sports, Sunil Sharma on Saturday inaugurated Kishtwar Premier League, a district level cricket tournament, at Chowgan here on Saturday.
Deputy Commissioner, Kishtwar G.N Balwan,
SSP Sandeep Wazir, District Youth Sports Services Officer Dewan Chand, DySP DAR, Manoj Kumar and people in large number were present on the occasion.
About 32 teams are participating in the tournament being organised by the Department of Youth Services and Sports.
The minister said that sport is the best media to channelise the energy of the youth positive direction and besides developing their personalities it fosters the bond of amity and harmony.
“Our sportspersons have the potential to prove their talent on national and international platform and the government is taking adequate steps to nurture their talent by providing the required facilities.”
He said and exhorted upon the youth to put in dedicated efforts to achieve laurels for the State in the field of sports.
The minister also stated that the land for the
construction of sports
stadium Kishtwar has been identified and the project
is expected to be completed at an estimated cost of Rs. 16 crore.
The minister further said that Kishtwar is known for its communal harmony and unity and appealed to the people to strengthen this bond of amity.