Anantnag: The Jammu and Kashmir Sports Council in collaboration with various sports associations today started the JK Premier League in Anantnag.
The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Anantnag, K.K.Sidha was the Chief Guest at the inaugural ceremony of the league and the event was also attended by DYSSO Anantnag, officials of sports council, members of civil society and general public.
The league will feature tournaments of volleyball, football, kabaddi and hockey where six teams each in volleyball, football and kabaddi besides four teams in hockey will participate.
On the occasion, Sidha interacted with the players and directed DYSSO for distribution of shoes among them.
The DC reiterated his commitment for the upliftment of sports infrastructure in the district and also assured full support to the youth for realization of their talent in various sport activities.