SRINAGAR: The 2-day District Pencak Silat Championship organized by District Srinagar Pencak Silat Association under the banner of Pencak Silat Association of Jammu Kashmir today concluded at Indoor Sports Complex, Srinagar on Wednesday.
Sports officer central Nusrat Gazala was the chief guest on the occasion while Manager Mohammad Iqbal, Mr Yasir Ashai, Mr Javid Ashai, Moomin Bilal Kaboo, Shadab Mufti, Javeed Ashai, Waris Mir were also present at the Indoor Stadium as the guests of honour.
Around 300 students from various Schools and clubs participated during the two day championship. The participants (both boys & girls) from the age category of 6 to 24 years participated in the event.
“Players are very happy as earlier the championships were affected due to Covid-19 pandemic and now the situation is better and the organizers have taken proper safety measures and followed proper rules during this championship,” one of the participants said.
While talking to media, Ms. Gazala said that youth should be fit mentally as well as physically and they should take proper precautions during the activities as this pandemic is still existing. She thanked parents as they play an important role in supporting their children during this pandemic and are allowing them to take part in sports activity.
“The gold medallist will be selected for the upcoming state championship where around 16 districts will be participating,” manager Iqbal said.
The event concluded with a prize distribution ceremony where Mr. Irfan presented a vote of thanks.
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