Police Martyrs Memorial Volleyball tournament begins in Anantnag
Post by RK News on Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Anantnag, Nov 28: Police on Monday inaugurated the ‘Police Martyrs Memorial Volleyball Tournament’ at DPL Anantnag “to highlight the supreme sacrifice of the police martyrs”.
Eight teams including the local sports clubs – Harnag Spikers, Spartan Anantnag, Khandipora Anantnag, and one from District Police Anantnag and rest four from IRP 11th Bn Anantnag – are participating in the event which was declared open by Sandeep Mehta, SSP Commandant IRP-11th Bn, who was the chief guest on the occasion.
A galaxy of eminent personalities including A R Ahanger, sportsperson Tasadaq (President Press Association Anantnag), civilians and police officers and officials including the family members of police martyrs attended the ceremony and witnessed matches with great interest. The local sportspersons participated with a lot of enthusiasm.
The tournament will be held on a knock-out basis and the final match will be played on 29 November 2022.
While addressing the gathering, Sandeep Mehta highlighted the sacrifices of police martyrs and paid glowing tributes to them. He stressed the participants to maintain physical standards and participate in the event with full zeal on the mantra “Healthy mind stays in a healthy body”.
“Health plays an important role in the overall personality of a human being. Parents should encourage their wards, particularly the youth, to participate in outdoor sports activities so that their energy is channelised in a positive direction,” he said.
While highlighting the overuse of electronic gadgets by the youth, he gave an impromptu slogan “Padhogay-Khelogay Banogay Nawab, Zyada Mobile Dekhogay To Ho Jaogay Kharab”.
In the end, Commandant IRP-11th Bn wished all the best to the participants and organising committee of the tournament and declared the event open.