Bandipora: Bandipora police on Monday organised spring sports festival “Say yes to Sports, No to Drugs” at Sumbal.
The tournament was inaugurated by DIG NKR Baramulla Udaya Bhaskar Billa, SSP Bandipora Mohammad Zahid was also present on the inaugural ceremony.
A total of team volleyball teams from subdivision Sumbal are taking part in the tournament.
Speaking on the inaugural ceremony DIG applauded the initiative of Bandipora police for organizing sports festival for the youths of the district with the objective of providing them a platform, so that they can exhibit their talent and hone their skills.
He also emphasized upon the participants to stay away from drug addiction and other social crimes.The DIG NKR called upon the local youths, sports staff and general public of district Bandipora in particular to make this festival a grand success, so that this festival will act as a ray of hope and peace for the entire J&K.
He also interacted with participants of different teams.
SSP Bandipora while speaking on the occasion highlighted the initiatives taken by Bandipora police for the benefit of general public be it organizing PCPG meetings or youth oriented events.SSP Bandipora thanked the DIG for gracing the opening ceremony and encouraging the youth of the district. The inaugural event was witnessed by a large gathering/sports lovers.