First ever ‘Candle Lighting Ceremony’ for 17th Senior National Soft Tennis Championship held at Srinagar

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Amateur Soft Tennis Association in collaboration with J&K Sports Council and J&K Tourism Department organized first of its kind ‘Candle Lighting Ceremony’ for grand success of 17th Senior National Soft Tennis Championship commencing here from 4th of March 2021.

The 5 day national tourney is being participated by more than 600 players and officials from various states and Union Territories of the country.

Director Tourism, Kashmir, G N Itoo, who was chief guest on the occasion, appreciated the organizers of the event saying that it is a great privilege for Jammu and Kashmir to host such a mega sports event here. “The hosting of a national level event itself speaks of the volumes of growth and development being registered by the present dispensation towards promoting and encouraging games in the region”, he maintained.

Director also appreciated the J&K talented players for their huge participation in the event with a hope that they will definitely bring laurels to the UT by exhibiting their optimum potential and commitment in this specific game of Soft Tennis which is gaining momentum tremendously during the past few years.

Dr. Narinder Batra, IOA President also appreciated the Candle Light Ceremony which would prove to be a good omen for grand success of this national event.

 

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