SRINAGAR: Shakeel Ahmed Beig, DIG Jammu Samba Kathua Range Tuesday inaugurated 2nd Christmas T-20 Cricket Cup at Cricket ground KC Public School.
According to an official statement, the tournament is jointly organized by J&K Police under the Civic action Programme and Christian Sports organization.
Bieg said that sports activities are given high degree importance in all the countries as such activities keep the young generation physically and mentally fit and also keeps them away from drug abuse as well as promotes communal harmony.
Sixteen teams, according to Beig, will be vying for the title. The tournament will feature one team from Delhi, three from Srinagar and eight from Jammu itself.
He urged upon the players to play the tournament matches with true sportsman’s spirit.
Tournament will be played at a single venue with finals happening on March 29 which will Rajesh Kumar, IGP Jammu Zone as the Chief Guest.
Rajnish Pran, SP S.O to DIG Jammu, Parshotam Sharma, DDP, Rajesh Gill CPO Coordinator Organizing Committee Prashant Mahajan, CPO Range Police Hqrs. and SDPO Domana were also part of inauguration ceremony.
Sudershan Mahajan Chairman KC Public School, Sanjay Mahajan MD Autman College, Principal KC Public School, Nicodemus President Christian United Federation, Asif Gill Joint Secretary Christian Sports Organization, William Matoo Sports Secretary Christian Sports Organization were present on the occasion.
The participating teams are Eleven Star, Jammu Gymkhana, JKP XI, Sai Cricket Club, Simula Cricket XI, Samar Club, K.C. Sports Club, Satwari Cant, Rainawari Club, Christian Sports, K Club Srinagar, H Club Srinagar, Bathindi Club, Rehari Jammu, B Club Srinagar, and Delhi Cricket Club.
Fr. Kuriakose, Chairman, CSO was the Guest of Honour at the occasion.