By Basharat Ladakhi
In the tournament around 88 players from different educational institutions as well as amateur players under Senior and Junior categories are participating. Speaking on the occasion, the Chairman while appreciated the efforts of District Police for organizing the tournament and expressed hope that the event would help in building police public relations in the district.
The Chairman advised the youngsters to actively participate in sports along with studies. Students can also strive hard to pursue a career in the sporting world. Haji Anayat said that steps are afoot to develop Kargil as a promising winter sports destination in the country and reputed holiday makers, celebrities, sports professionals and other people of eminence are being brought to the district in near future. He said that surveys are being conducted to explore possibilities in this regard.
Earlier, SSP Kargil Tsering Gylapo highlighted the aim and objectives of the sporting event. He said that the tournament is a part of the small sporting events at the Police Station Level and has been held with the twin objective of channelizing energy and talent of the youth in the right direction besides to give impetus to police public relations in the area.
Among the dignitaries present at the event were Deputy SP DAR, Tsering Sandup, District Youth Services and Sports Officer Muhammad Hussain Rehnuma, In-charge Police Post Bazar Kargil Haji Muhammad Feroze Khuddam, officers of the district and police administration. Players and a large number of sporting enthusiasts were also present on the occasion.