Pulwama: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Pulwama, Baseer Ul Haq Choudhary today said that the sports events add value to life through inculcating team spirit and tolerance.
The DC said this while flagging off the ‘Mini Marathon’ organised by District Youth Services and Sports (DYS&S) in collaboration with 99 Fitness Studio at Pulwama in which more than 200 youths and children took part.
Appreciating the efforts of the Department of Youth Services and Sports, the DC said that sports imbibe leadership qualities besides they lead to a healthy lifestyle and play a key role in delaying the early onset of lifestyle related diseases.
The marathon started from Peaks Auto Gangoo and culminated near Govt Degree College for Women Pulwama.
At the culmination of the marathon, a prize distribution ceremony was organised where the Deputy Commissioner distributed prizes among winners.
District Sports Officer Noor ul Haq, other officers and officials were present on the occasion.