Police Inaugurates Cricket Tournament in Shopian
Women’s volleyball Tournament concluded
Post by RK News on Wednesday, June 28, 2023
Shopian, June 27: In a remarkable initiative to promote sports and community engagement, Police under the auspices of the Civic Action Programme inaugurated the Cricket Tournament, concluded the Women’s Volleyball tournament and organised the Martial Art Competition in Shopian.
The opening ceremony of the Cricket Tournament and other sports/Martial Art competition was held at Batpora Stadium where teams from various localities and villages gathered to showcase their skills and compete for the coveted trophy. The events witnessed the presence of distinguished guests, school Childrens, community leaders and enthusiastic spectators, who came together to support the participating athletes.
During the inaugural ceremony, the senior police officers highlighted the significance of sports in promoting physical fitness, mental well-being and overall personality development. They underscored the role of sports in empowering youth/women, instilling discipline and nurturing leadership qualities.
While speaking on the occasion, SSP Shopian Ms Tanushree-IPS stressed upon the young & budding players of the district to allow their minds to explore their own thoughts and imagination through the medium of sports. The inaugural match was played between Friends cricket Club Safanagri Vs Sheen Sports Chotigam which was won by Friends Cricket Club by 20 runs.
Moreover, the Final of Women’s Volleyball was played between Shahi Hamdan school vs Khelo India Centre Shopian which was won by Khelo India Centre by 6:1 points. The event was attended by all senior police officers of the district. At the end, presents/mementos were distributed among the winning and participating teams/players by SSP Shopian in presence of ASP Shopian, DyspHqrs Shopian and DySP DAR Shopian.
It is pertinent to mention here that Police is organising different sports events, like volleyball tournament, football tournament, cultural programmes and other co-curricular activities in district Shopian for upliftment of sports among the youth.