JAMMU: Highlighting the importance of sports in the harmonious development of a person, Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control, Sham Lal Choudhary urged upon the youth to actively participate in the sports activities.
The Minister was speaking at the concluding function of 3-day Volley Ball tournament Thursday at Satowali in Suchetgarh Constituency.
The Minister said that sports play key role in keeping the body healthy and strong. He said that sports also inculcate feeling of camaraderie, team spirit, sportsmanship, and a sense of, discipline, responsibility and quick decision which are important in life of a person.
Sham Choudhary said that the event was organized with the aim to promote sports culture among youth of the Border villages, besides creating awareness among general about the judicious use of water and keeping the water sources clean and pollution free. The Minister complimented the winner and runner-up teams. He also appreciated participating teams for performing well during the tournament.
The Minister gave away trophies among the winner, runner-up teams. He also handed over trophies among participating team for their encouragement.
The theme of the tournament was “Save water, save earth. The final of the tournament was won by the Satriyan club.