Srinagar: Indian star cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Tuesday visited Delhi Public School in Srinagar and interacted with teachers and students. The former Indian skipper is also an honorary Lt Col of the Indian Army.
Dhoni appreciated the school for organizing a cricket match of visually impaired which was first of its kind in Kashmir valley.
He visited the Special Educational Needs department of the school and interacted with visually impaired children there.
He appreciated the school’s contribution for visually impaired particularly the recently held cricket match of visually impaired which was first of its kind in the valley sponsored by Delhi Public School Srinagar.
As per a statement issued by school, Dhoni appreciated the school’s efforts towards creating a wonderful inclusive model of education, which very few schools have in the country.
Dhoni committed that on his next visit to valley, he will play a match with the students and teachers of the school.
Camping in the Kashmir valley from last many days, Dhoni during his stay met youth and students of army school. He also visited Uri along the Line of Control (LoC) on Saturday.
On Sunday he was the chief guest at the Indian army sponsored Chinar Cricket League final at Kunzar in northern Kashmir.