Speaker felicitates winners of Hockey tourney

Jammu: First of its kind ‘Six A Side’ Day Night Hockey Tournament concluded here this evening at Gadhi Garh with 7 teams including 3 school level Junior teams participating in the sports event.

The tournament was organized under the aegis of Bhargava Sports Academy to promote physical fitness among the youth. 

Speaker, Legislative Assembly Kavinder Gupta was Chief Guest at the concluding ceremony. He wished the finalists a great success in their sports career.  

The final match was won by Hockey Hockers Gadhi Garh by defeating Classico Yellow Upper Gadhi Garh by 2 goals.

 Later, the Speaker also felicitated the winners and other participants of the tournament.

While lauding the efforts of the organizers of the tournament, the Speaker said that more such events need to be held to explore the new talent and enable youth to develop their physical and mental health. “Hockey is India’s National Game and our main focus should be to promote it at all levels. I advise youth to take maximum benefits by enthusiastically participating in such events,” Speaker asserted.

The Speaker reiterated that the government is committed to provide full support for the promotion of sports culture in the state and   appealed the parents to motivate their children for taking part in the co-curricular activities for their overall development.

Organising Secretary, Tournament, S Amarjit Singh, Principal Bhargava Public School, Vikas Bhargava, senior leaders and a large number of sports lovers were present on the occasion.

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