Jammu: Khatiba Arshid student of the J&K Police Public School Bemina, Srinagar won gold medal in the 10th Sub Junior and Junior (Boys and Girls) National Pencak Silat Championship 2022-2023. The championship was held from 13th to 16 January at district Sports Complex, Guru Gobind Ji Stadium, Nanded Maharashtra.
According to a statement issued from Police Headquarters Jammu six year old Khatiba Arshid by spectacular performance in her category won the Gold medal. Khatiba who hails from the Saidapora Idhgah area in Srinagar city was part of the Indian contingent of the Pencak Silat team consisting of 42 members including 36 players, coaches, and staff from across the country which included eight players and three coaches from Jammu and Kashmir.
“It was a matter of pride for her to represent her school in the National competition and to win this prestigious Gold medal. The Principal and administration of the JK Police Public School, delighted with her success, have extended heartfelt congratulations to Khatiba and her family”, reads the concluding para of the Police Statement.