Srinagar: Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Mohammad Aijaz Assad Tuesday inaugurated the Inter-Zonal District Level competitions in Chess, Carom & Badminton here at Boys Higher Secondary School Rawalpora Srinagar.
Speaking at the occasion Asad who graced the function as Chief Guest encouraged the participants to pursue their passion with hard work and zeal.
He further deliberated upon the philosophy and benefits behind conducting programmes under ‘Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav’- a 75 week long programme commemorating 75 years of independence.
Earlier, during the start of the function District Youth Services & Sports Officer, Balbir Singh in his speech informed that District Srinagar has so far successfully conducted eight activities under the banner of ‘Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav’ and the campaign will continue.
District Development Commissioner Srinagar along with DYSSO Srinagar also joined the players and executed some Strokes and moves in Carom & Chess respectively.
On the inaugural day more than 100 teams representing eight Physical Education Zones of Srinagar took part in the competitions.
District Youth Services & Sports Office Srinagar organised & conducted the function.