Sports promote camaraderie among youth: Slathia

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 10/8/2018 12:35:42 AM

JAMMU, Oct 7: Raya Women Volleyball team on Sunday defeated Samba while in men’s segment Gho Brahamna won the match by defeating Swankha team in the finals of District level Volleyball Men and Women Tournament played at Gho Brahmana in Ramgarh.
Former minister and State Secretary Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Surjeet Singh Slathia, who was chief guest at the tournament, presented winners, runners up trophies and other prizes to the teams and players for their outstanding performance in the game.
Slathia expressed happiness over boys and girls giving their best to the game and said that the closely played finals will serve as inspiration to budding volleyball players of the area. He said the match played in the women segment proved that girls were second to none even in sports. He hoped that more and more youngsters will participate in the sports at various levels to leave their mark in various games.
“Vijaypur Assembly segment is making its presence felt in the sports arena as the youngsters are showing tremendous interest in various games”, Slathia said and complimented the participating teams in the tournament.
The former minister referred to the presence of huge number of sports lovers and said this depicts societal involvement in the sports. He said such events will script a new saga of bonhomie and camaraderie among youth cutting all the barriers. “That is what the players showcased in today’s events”, he said.
Slathia also congratulated the organizers for holding such an event, saying this will go a long way in further promoting sports in the area.
President District Volleyball Association Samba, Ramesh Sharma introduced the players with the Chief Guest and gave details about the event and the participating teams. He was joined the Secretary Balbinder Singh Jamwal and Joint Secretary Rakesh Kumar, who hailed the response of the youth of the district in the tournament.
Those who watched the matches included Ex Sarpanches Rampal Sharma, Kamal Sangral, Isher Singh and Raman Singh Slathia.



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