National Sports Day celebrated in Anantnag, Kulgam districts
ANANTNAG: Likewise other parts of the UT, National Sports Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm and fervour today, here. In this regard, the Department of Youth Services and Sports organized a grand function at Govt Degree College Khanabal wherein officers and field officials of the department participated.
District Education Planning Officer, Muhammad Yousuf Jan was the Chief Guest on the occasion while as Deputy Director Nehru Yuva Kendra, Muhammad Khalil Mir, Vice Principal Government Degree College Anantnag and Chairman Humanity Welfare Organisation Helpline, Javaid Ahmad Tak were the Guests of Honor.
District Youth Services and Sports Officer, Mushtaq Ahmad Pampori, PEM I/C Activity, Muhammad Abbas Dar and other officials of YSS department also attended the event.
A host of recreational activities including Tug of War between DYSSO XI V/s ZPEO XI, 100 M Back Run Race, 03 Leg Race for male staff besides Lemon and Spoon Race for female staff were held during the function.
On the occasion, Mementos with Certificates were awarded to the employees who have shown outstanding performance at District and Zonal Levels in different categories.
Also, final match of District Level U/19 Kabbadi Competition for Boys was played between HSS Brakpora and HSS Dialgam which was watched by a good number of spectators.
Later, during the presentation ceremony prizes were given to first 03 (three) places in Kho Kho, Volleyball, Kabaddi and Cricket. Besides, prizes were distributed among first 03 Places for Sports E-Quiz in all age groups while as Covid-19 E- Quiz toppers of the district were also felicitated.
The winners and runner ups of the cricket tournament for specially abled persons were awarded cricket kits, uniforms and mementos. Pertinent to mention that Zeba Aaapa Cricket Club won 2nd place while KulgamTigers clinched the title.
Similarly, District Youth Services and Sports Kulgam today Celebrated National Sports day and organized a volleyball match here at Govt Girls Higher Secondary School Kulgam.
The match held between Friends Volleyball Club Katrasoo and Shailipora Volleyball Club, was won by the former.
The Celebration of National Sports day was participated by a huge number of players and field staff of district Kulgam.
Later an award ceremony was held in which Principal GHSS, Chand Krishan distributed trophies among the winner and Runner up team.
He also highlighted the contribution of sports legend and magical hockey sports personality Dayan Chand in the memory of whom the day is celebrated throughout the country.