SRINAGAR: Three day long water sports festival Jashn-E-Dal and Shikara Race – 2017 organised by J&K Police concluded on Wednesday Dal Lake, Srinagar.
Minister for Education, Syed Mohd. Altaf Bukhari, was the chief guest, who distributed the prizes among the winners of different competitions.
Speaking on the occasion Bukhari, while complementing the J&K Police for organizing the competition said that such competitions showcase Kashmir and Kashmiriyat to the outside world. He said that such type of programmes cultivate positive vibes and energies in the youth. He said that the government will continue to provide more and more opportunities by way of organizing sports events to the youth.
Earlier in his welcome address L Mohanti ADGP Armed said that about 900 players participated in different competitions in three day water sports festival which was inaugurated on Monday. He said that under Civic Action Programme (CAP) J&K Police has been organizing number of activities which include sports tournaments, distribution of computers, books, stationery etc. He said that this is the second major event on a large scale after the successful organization of “Run for Peace”. He said that such event gives us new talents, players which will help in bringing more laurels to the State in future.
Inspector General of Police Armed and Chairman of the Organising Committee Syed Aftabul Mujtaba, presented the vote of thanks.
He thanked Chief Guest and different departments who provide assistance and help in organizing such a mega event.
Later on the Chief Guest distributed prizes and trophies among the winners of different categories.