Jammu: Jammu Princesses beat Srinagar Queens to lift the Chief Minister’s T-20 Premier League for women.
The league organized by J&K Police (Home Guard/Civil Defense and SDRF) in collaboration with J&K Sports Council earlier this month.
Minister for Forest, Ecology and Environment was chief guest on the occasion. Singh complemented the J&K Police particularly DGP J&K and DG/Commandant General Home Guard/Civil Defence & SDRF for organizing the competition of National level with International players. He also complemented the participants for giving good performances and the people of the Jammu for wholeheartedly supporting the event and witnessing the matches in large numbers.
Speaking on this occasion the DGP Dr. S.P Vaid thanked the women players particularly from Nepal and Bangladesh and doubled the prize money for winners from Rs.1 lakh to Rs.2 lakh and for the runners up from Rs.50,000/- to Rs.1 lakh.
Highlighting the importance of sports for the women the DGP extended the slogan “Beti Bachow Beti Padaoo by adding Aur Beti Khilaoo”.
In his welcome address DG/Commandant General, HG/CD & SDRF Shri Dilbag Singh, while thanking the Chief Minister and the DGP for their cooperation, support and guidance for organizing such a great event particularly for Women’s. He thanked J&K Sports Council for their help and technical support. He also thanked electronic / print media for a wonderful coverage / wide publicity of the league in state as well as International level as the story of the said event was also published in local dailies of Bangladesh. He also thanked the players of different states as well as from Nepal and Bangladesh.
A number of senior officers of J&K Police, J&K Sports Council and other departments besides a huge gathering witnessed the final.