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Javid Abidi memorial cricket tournament held at GDC, Anantnag. JKNO

News Desk
Monday, September 28, 2020


Asif Manzoor

Anantnag Sep 28: (JKNO) District Administration Anantnag organized two days Javid Abidi memorial cricket tournament for specially abled at Govt. Degree Collage for boys Anantnag in collaboration with Humanity Welfare organization. A total of 08 teams 02 each from Anantnag, Pulwama, Kulgam and 01 each from Budgam and Shopian participated in the said tournament. District Developement Commissioner Mr. K.K. siddha who was the Chief Guest on the occasion distributed sports kits, trophies, mementoes and appreciation certificates among the winner and runner up teams.

During the tournament Anantnag (A) defeated Pulwama (A) by 64 runs and thus lifted the winning trophy of the tournament. on the occasion, the DDC said that the aim of organising the sports event is to encourage the persons with disabilities and bring smiles on their faces. Adding that entertainment is a right of every person and disabled cannot be an exception. He said the district administration is working on a comprehensive skill development plan to facilitate economic independence of all educated youngsters with special focus on specially abled persons.

DDC assured every kind of support to the disabled persons, saying that it was ethical duty of all citizens to contribute towards well being and prosperity of specially abled community. Earlier DDC also distributed trophies and sports kits at sports stadium Anantnag where zone level under 19 volley ball tournament was conducted by DYSS Anantnag. The final match was today played. between hr. Secondary schools Anantnag and Dalgam won by Anantnag by 01 Goal. Among others Principal GDC, Boys Anantnag, ACR, District Social Welfare officer and DYSO and other officers were present on the occasion. (JKNO)