SRINAGAR: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, who is also the President of Sports Council, dedicated the land at Brein Nishat to the aspiring and budding sportspersons and locals of the area.
Earlier, J&K State Sports Council on the instructions of Chief Minister had directed Revenue Department to address the issue and allow Sports Council for development of stadium.
The locals told the Chief Minister about the vacant land and also informed her that the said land and had doubts that it might be turned into a residential colony by allotting it to some persons. The Chief Minister took immediate action and took up the matter with the concerned department.
It is pertinent to mention that , the field caters to large chunk of the Nishat area and currently Zaberwan Premier League that involves thousands of cricketers and spectators is in full flow there..
Secretary Sports Council said that it is big thing in the development of the sports in Kashmir and was done on the demand of the local youth. Apart from developing existing fields we are also looking into add new playing fields for the youth, he added.