DDC Anantnag flags-off road

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SRINAGAR: District Development Commissioner Anantnag, Mohammad Younis Malik, Saturday flagged-off a road race at Anantnag on Saturday. The race started from Akad Park and culminated at Tick Bagh Stadium Mattan. A large number of students from different schools of the district participated in the event. The race was organized by Motor Vehicle Department Anantnag in collaboration with Traffic Police Anantnag, as a part of the Road Safety Week. Cash prizes of Rs 10000, Rs 5000 and Rs 3000 were distributed among the participants who secured 1st, 2nd, and 3rd positions respectively. On the occasion, the DDC Anantnag said the district administration is working on a slew of measures to augment sports infra so that Anantnag youth can excel in sports at national and international events. The DDC stressed upon the youth to obey the traffic rules strictly and employ safe driving practices. Among others, present on the occasion were ARTO Anantnag, DSP Traffic Anantnag, Tehsildar Mattan, Naib Tehsildar Mattan and other concerned officials.