Ganderbal : The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ganderbal, Shyambir in presence of former cricketer AbidNabi on Tuesday inaugurated T-20 Ganderbal Cup Cricket league organized by district administration in collaboration with NGO Voice for Peace and Justice and J&K Sports Council.
On the occasion, the DC interacted with players and urged upon them to vigorously participate in sports and athletic activities apart from pursuing their academics for their physical and mental health.
Around 32 teams of the district shall participate in a month long tournament in which 31 matches shall be played among different teams.
The inaugural match was played today between Ganderbal Gym Khana and HamdaniaSaloora at Qamaria Ground.
DC appreciated the organizers for organizing such tournaments in the district which shall promote sports spirit, identify and nurture the talent for higher levels.
He also complimented the former cricketer AbidNabi for his support in providing training to the players of the district and assured him all possible support for nurturing the talent of youth. Among others, Chairman, Voice for Peace and Justice, Farooq Ganderbali and locals were present on the occasion.