Phoenix Sports Fest concludes:Police organizes such programmes to provide platform to talented youth:DIG

BK News Desk/Srinagar
December 29, 2016 SPORTS 521 Views
Phoenix Sports Fest concludes:Police organizes such programmes to provide platform to talented youth:DIG

Closing ceremony of five days long Phoenix Sports Fest organized by Jammu and Kashmir Police, District Srinagar, was held here today at Indoor Stadium. DIG CKR Shri Ghulam Hassan Bhat was the chief guest and DC Srinagar Shri Dr. Farooq Ahmad Lone was the guest on honour on the occasion. The games including Table Tennis, Boxing, Judo, Tug of war, Weightlifting, Archery and Badminton were played and about 500 players participated in the sports festival.
Speaking on this occasion DIG CKR Shri Ghulam Hassan Bhat complimented the participants, their parents and relatives for participating and encouraging the budding players of the Srinagar city. He said that police organizes these competitions in different sports and performing arts to provide a platform to the talented youngsters to showcase their abilities in these fields. He complimented the Srinagar police, management of Indoor Stadium, coaches and support staff for making the festival a huge success.
He said that today’s programme is part of the series of such programmes launched by the police across the state in general and in valley in particular. Referring to the other youth oriented programs launched by the Jammu and Kashmir Police, the DIG said that the police plans to sponsor coaching for 10th, 12th, under graduate and post graduate students to prepare them for the professional exams like NEET, CET and also competitive exams like IAS and KAS. He said that all the district SSsP have been directed to identify the meritorious students and candidates who can benefit from this programme.
Shri Bhat further stated that J&K Police will continue to sponsor and support these programs in future as well. Despite severe cold, the children and the teenagers enjoyed the event and participated with great enthusiasm. In the closing ceremony the final matches of Badminton and Tug of war were played and prizes were distributed among the winners and runner ups. The final match of Badminton was played between Farhan/Owais Vs Nisar/Adam and was won by Farhan and Owais. In the Tug of war, the final match was played between Jehangir Sports and Judoka Warriors. The match was won by Judoka warriors.
DIG CKR Shri Ghulam Hassan Bhat and SSP Srinagar Shri Amit Kumar distributed the trophies and certificates among the winners and runner ups. These awards were given to 323 participants.
Among others SSP Security Shri Maqsood Ul Zaman, SSP Hqr Shri Waseem Qadri, SP East Shri Faisal Qayoom, DySP DAR Shri Feroz Qadri and other officers and officials of police and sports council were present on the occasion. Besides, a good number of civilians and respectable citizens witnessed the programme.

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