JAMMU: BSF beat Punjab Police in the final match of 66th Bola Nath Mullik Memorial All India Police football championship played at Jammu University on Sunday.
Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh who was the chief guest on the prize distribution and distributed championship Cup and mementoes among the teams and officials.
Director General of Police, Dr. S.P Vaid, who was chairman of organizing committee of the championship, said that more than 900 players of 37 teams and 120 officials from all over the country participated in the competition which was spread over eleven days. He said that 84 matches were played in the championship.
Highlighting the achievements of J&K Police and its good track record in sports, the DGP said that 19th all India Band competition will be held in Srinagar this year in September. He said that J&K Police has been promoting sports in the state and has organized various national and state level tournaments in the State. He announced that J&K police will welcome and provide a helping hand to those outstanding sports persons of state who need any assistance in shape of exposure/advance trainings outside state.
Souvenir of the Championship was released by Dr. Nirmal Singh, DGP, Dr. S. P Vaid, Chairperson PWWA, Bharti Vaid, Dr A.K Verma, DG Prisons, Dilbag Singh and ADGP, Armed, A.K Choudhary.
Vote of thanks was presented by ADGP, Armed A.K Choudhary. He thanked the chief guest, Chairperson PWWA, Representative from AIPSCB, officials, departments and wings, who were involved in organization of the championship. He also thanked the DGP for his unflinching support for successful conduct of the event.