Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav: District Administration Anantnag organises Cricket Match


ANANTNAG : As part of the Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav, the District Administration Anantnag in collaboration with District Police and Municipal Council Anantnag today organised a cricket match at sports stadium, here.

Local budding cricketers participated in the game while a number of cricket lovers watched it.

The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Anantnag, Dr. Piyush Singla graced the occasion as Chief Guest, while as SSP, Imtiyaz Hussain, Chairman MCA, Hilal Ahmad Shah, ADC (S), Tehsildar Anantnag and other officers also attended the event.

Interacting with the players, the DC said that sports and games play an important role in overall development of the youth, adding that all possible facilities will be made available for the development of the sports culture in the district. Besides, sports activities for women will also be promoted and they will be duly encouraged to realise their sporting potential, he added.

At the end of the match, the winners and the Man of the Match were felicitated with trophies and mementos.

Pertinent to mention, a series of activities like sports activities, Safai Abhiyans, etc are being conducted in run up to the 75th Independence Day Celebrations across the district.