State govt paying focused attention to promote games in J&K: Dy CM

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JAMMU: Poni Chak Play Way School clinched the trophy by beating Bhartiya Vidya Mandir and in girls category KV No1 Gandhinagar emerged victorious by trouncing St Francis High School Akhnoor in Dr Hedgewar T20 Junior Kabaddi School Rolling Trophy-2018 at Kabaddi Field, MA Stadium, here on Thursday.
Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta felicitated the winning teams of the rolling trophy which was inaugurated on May 28, 2018.
Gupta, in his address, hailed the J&K Amateur Kabaddi Association for promoting and motivating the youth to play Kabaddi. He said the sports including Kabbadi help young people to keep fit, learn discipline and develop team spirit adding that the centre and state governments are paying focused attention to promote games in J&K. He said Khelo India scheme has come as a path breaker both in terms of exploring the new talent and developing sports infrastructure.
Later, Deputy Chief Minister gave away trophies to wining and runner up teams and certificate of participation to other teams. He also felicitated a group of national level players of Kabaddi.