Srinagar: Zonal level Sports Festival 2017 kicks started at Gindhun Stadium Rajbagh Srinagar on 26th December, a hand out issued by the police said.
According to the hand out, the sports festival was inaugurated by Abdul Rahim Dar, father of “martyr” SHO Feroz Ahmad Dar in presence of DIG CKR Ghulam Hasan Bhat, SSP Budgam Tejinder Singh, SSP PCR Srinagar Shahid Mehraj, SP City South Ashish Mishra, SP Hazratbal Amod Nagpure, SP Hq Srinagar Khalil Ahmad Poswal, SO to DIG CKR Shabir Nawab etc
Various games including Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Kabbadi, Kho-Kho,Tug-of-war, Athletics, Martial Art etc will be played in this event. Besides police officers, large number of particpants & spectators were present on the occasion.
While addressing the participants, DIG CKR Ghulam Hassan Bhat said that such type of events provide a platform to potential youth to explore their hidden talent. He further said that sports activities help the youth to channelize their energy in a positive way. He said the sports festival oragnised under CAP aims at to strengthen Police-Public relations. He further added that Police would organize more such programmes under Civic action in future to encourage youth to take part is sports.