Sports imperative for overall growth of youth: Shaheen
Banihal, Sep 05: District President National Conference Sajjad Shaheen today inaugurated Sher-e-Kashmir Day and Night Volleyball tournament at Khari in which teams from Punjab, Chandigarh, Anantnag, Baramulla and other parts of the state are participating.
Lauding the Block National Conference for organizing such a mega event, Shaheen according to the statement issued to KNS exuded confidence that it will help in achieving the objective of overall development of youngsters and generate awareness among them about the need of sports personality development.
The district president exhorted youngsters to put in their best and strive for excellence in play-fields without compromising their academics. He appreciated the enthusiasm of young volleyball players and hoped with dint of determination they will make mark in various competitions.
Shaheen said that Jammu and Kashmir does not lack talent but the need is only to identify and sharpen it. He said that sports are not only imperative for mental and physical growth of the children but it opens up vistas of opportunities to them as far as career is concerned. In this context, he referred to various big names, who have made their mark in different sports as professionals.
He complimented the management for organising the sports event in a befitting manner, saying that these remain treasure for the young people all their life. He wished participating teams all the success and hoped that the budding players will benefit from the matches being played in the event.
Large number of sports lovers from neighbouring villages witnessed the inaugural match. (KNS)