Bandipora, 22 April.The closing ceremony of the 12th J&K State Rugby Championship -2019 was held in SK- Stadium Bandipora. 37 teams belonging to 13 districts of the state participated in this championship. SSP Bandipora, Sh Rahul Malik-IPS was chief guest on this occasion.
The championship was organised by Bandipora Rugby Association in collaboration with J&K Rugby Association powered by Ali Sports Academy Bandipora.
While interacting with the players, management of the association and the spectators, the SSP said that sports is the most vibrant means of channelizing the energy of the youth, besides formenting unity among different regions of the state and the country.
He said that our youth is highly talented and motivated to excel in different fields & they have proved it at the national and international fora on different occasions.”I am hopeful of this initiative going a long way to produce a breed of great Rugby players, who can compete at both national & international level & bring laurels for their country and state aswell.”
The association presented a momento to the chief guest and thanked him for sparing his valuable time for encouraging the association and boosting the morale of the players.