DC Pulwama presides over provincial-level hockey tournament

Pulwama: Deputy Commissioner Pulwama Dr Basharat Qayoom presided over the inaugural ceremony of the first hockey tournament of players U-17 organised by Youth Services and Sports department.
The tournament is being played on knockout basis and the teams from all the districts of the Kashmir division are participating.
Addressing the occasion, DC Pulwama, who was the chief guest, extended a warm welcome to all the players and expressing his pleasure on such participation of students. He urged them to make judicious use of the infrastructure put in place by District Administration.
The Deputy Commissioner while addressing the players asked them to not only represent their districts but also to compete and represent the nation at the international level.
He appreciated the Youth Services and Sports Department for organising such tournaments. At the onset of the tournament, an Anti Drug oath ceremony was also held to put in every effort in place to overcome the Drug menace and every participant and official was asked to return home as ambassadors of the anti-drug campaign.

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