JK Sports Council at forefront of promoting raw talent: Dr Chowdhary
First-ever Martial Arts 2018 Carnival concludes
SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 16: The J&K Sports Council has organized first ever Kashmir division Martial Arts Games 2018 at Indoor Stadium Srinagar which commenced on September 13 and concluded on September 15.
“More than 1500 children participated in the carnival throughout the Valley in competitions of different martial arts like Judo, Taekwondo, Wushu, Pencak Silat, etc,” said Nuzhat Ara, Divisional Sports Officer, Kashmir.
“It was a mega event which had many wings of martial arts like Judo, Taekwondo, among others. It is beneficial for children as they experience different sports and also get firsthand experience in them.”
She said the credit for organizing the event goes to the J&K State Sports Council. “In the tournament, many new sports were introduced which were not given attention earlier.”
Towards the end, the winners were awarded with medals and certificates and rest of the participants were given participation certificates.
Secretary, J&K State Sports Council, Dr Naseem Javaid Choudhary said the players from J&K have a lot of potential to compete at National and International levels, “The sports council will be always at forefront in promoting raw talent and provide them a platform where they can excel and bring laurels.”