Sports Unlimited Magazine organises World Sports Journalists Day

SRINAGAR: Sports Unlimited Magazine in collaboration with PHD Chamber Of Commerce and Industry Kashmir organised the World Sports Journalists Day at Bukhara by Hattrick at Sara City Centre here on Wednesday.
The event was hosted and organised by the only and first female sports journalist of J&K, the founder and editor-in-chief of Sports Unlimited Magazine Shahana Fatima, a statement issued here said adding that it was attended by a good number of sports journalists and prominent sports personalities of valley.
To mark the occasion, Shahana Fatima launched the Sports Development and Players Welfare Trust which was graced by Zamir Thakur, Sajid Yousuf Dar, Samiullah Beigh, Ahmed Ashfaq, and Tariq Rasheed Gani .
Speaking on the occasion, Sajid Dar said through hard work and sincere efforts, these journalists highlight sports among masses even if they don’t reach the spot to witness the events.
Shahana Fatima, Sports Committee Co-Chair of PHDCCI described in detail the importance of Sports Journalists Day and the reasons behind its celebration.
“Sports journalism is in our blood and soul. The responsibility of sports journalists is not just to cover the sports events but also highlight the issues being faced by players, organisers and also to show mirror to the sports organisers what they have been doing and what they must do for promotion of sports,” she said.
Shahana termed it a good step to celebrate Sports Journalists Day, saying, “Journalists show the sports events to sports lovers and fans and play key role in promoting sports across the country.”
On the occasion, JKFA president Zamir Thakur, PHD Kashmir chapter and Chowhdry Group felicitated Shahana Fatima for her “outstanding contribution” towards sports promotion.