Ramban : District Administration, Ramban on Thursday organized Inter-Block District-Level Kabbadi Tournament under Sansad Khel Spardha, 2022 here under the aegis of the Union Minister in PMO Dr Jitendra Singh.
The tournament was formally inaugurated by the Chairperson, District Development Council, Ramban, Dr. Shamshad Shan at Government Higher Secondary, Ramban here Thursday.
The President, MC, Ramban, Sunita Sumbria, DDC Councillor, Rakesh Thakur and Additional District Development Commissioner Rajinder Sharma were the guests of honour on the occasion. Chief Education Officer Ramban, Devanand and other officers of district administration also attended the function.
The team Ramban clinched the title in Kabbadi discipline by defeating team Batote in a neck to neck fight in the final match.
The block level winning teams of the district including Batote, Gandhri, Sangaldan, Ramban, Gundi-Dharam, Gool, Khari, Ukhral and Banihal participated in the tournament.
After inaugurating the event, the Chairperson DDC, highlighted the importance of sports in overall development of youth and extended gratitude to the District Administration for this unique initiative aimed at identifying the local talent and to nurture them for the national events.
The President Municipal Council and the DDC Councilor also encouraged the students for active participation in sports activities. They asked for organizing such sports activities in the district on regular intervals. The youth of the district has huge potential in sports and there was an impending need to channelize it in the right direction, they added.
Later, the District Youth Services and Sports Officer, Dharam Vir Singh informed that the department has organized a series of sports activities under Sansad Khel Spardha, 2022, in different disciplines including Volleyball, Kho-Kho, and Athletics competitions.