Srinagar, Sep 27: To mark the spirit of sportsmanship and to promote the idea of healthy lifestyle among “Gallant” Bordermen, the yearly Inter-Frontier Volleyball Competition is being organised by Ftr HQ BSF Kashmir from September 27 to September 30 2022 at ShaheedPurohit Stadium, BSF Campus Humhama, Budgam.
The official spokesperson said that a total of 11 teams of different BSF frontiers (Kashmir, Jammu, Punjab, Rajasthan, Gujarat, South Bengal, North Bengal Guwahati, Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram and Cachar are participating in this mega sports event.
Raj Babu Singh, IPS IG BSF Kashmir Frontier, graced the occasion as chief guest during the opening ceremony, witnessed by all ranks of BSF, families, school children.
While addressing the gathering during the event, the Chief-guest emphasised on the importance of organising games and sports, specially the team games like football, basketball and volleyball.
He further added that these games lead to inculcate a sense of fair play, team spirit and leadership qualities.
The opening ceremony witnessed a grand opening along with an oath ceremony followed by a grand march past by teams under the flag of respective frontiers.
During interaction with players Raja Babu Singh, IPS, IG BSF Kashmir Ftr extended best wishes to all players to perform well and encash the opportunity to represent at national and international level.
After the opening ceremony of the event, in continuation to the social, moral and ethical responsibility towards society and mother earth, a mega plantation drive was organised in which personnel of BSF along with players in the name of their respective frontiers planted various fruit bearing plants at BSF campus, Humhama.