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National Sports Day celebrated at Govt Upper Primary School Kamkari

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Srinagar: National Sports Day was celebrated at Govt Upper Primary School, Kamkari near the Line of Control in Machhal Sector Kupwara.

A total of three teachers and 55 children participated in the event.

“The school children of this remote border area were educated about the importance of sports in maintaining physical and mental health in their lives. Sports, such as cricket, football, kabaddi, and kho kho were organized for the children,” said PRO (Defence) Srinagar.

“The children showed great competitive spirit and all the participants were awarded during the prize distribution ceremony,” the PRO said.

“National Sports Day is celebrated on August 29 in India every year as a tribute to our hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand who was born on this date in 1905,” he said.

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