Athletes condemn assault on Secy Sports Council
Post by on Friday, September 17, 2021
Srinagar, Sep 16: Scores of Athletes staged a peaceful protest while condemning physical assault on Secretary Sports Council Nuzhat Gul by an athlete from Sopore on Thursday here at press colony, Srinagar.
The Protesters were holding placards which read “We condemn shameful Act”, “Let’s Stop Funding /Promoting Fake sports events” and “We stand with MS Nuzhat Gul”.
Faisal Shafi (Protestor) told Rising Kashmir that they have been practicing in Gindun Stadium for the past four years. “And we have gathered here to condemn the attack on the Secretary Sports council, Nuzhat Gul.”
“The incident is shameful act, because that martial art player has physically assaulted senior officer, which is not expected from an athlete and sports do not teach us that, rather it teaches us to be disciplined, bag medals for country, and self defense but not to attack, we have arrived here to condemn this act,” he said.
He added that the martial art player had asked madam to verify the certificate, which is not the job of JKSC, but rather the job of associations,” he said.
“After proper verification from concerned associations these certificates reach the office of JKSC,” he added.
The protestor appealed to the Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha for taking strong cognizance of the incident.
A police officer said a case under FIR No 83 of 2021 U/S 332 of IPC in this regard has been registered and investigation has been taken up.