After the successful conduct of “Jagruk Hindustani Premier Cricket League” in October 2015, an event that struck a popular cord with the border area youth of the Jammu Region, Rising Star Corps is organising a similar event – albeit this time for ‘Volleyball’ which is one of the most popular sport in the border and rural areas of Jammu region. Jagruk Hindustani Premier Volleyball League for youth of border region from Jammu, Samba and Kathua districts kicked off on 19 April 2016. A total of 64 teams comprising of local participants from Damana, RS Pura, Bari Brahmana, Samba, Kathua, and Janglot are participating on the event with the aim of reaching the grand finals to be played at Samba on 14th May 2016.
The sport will give an opportunity to the local youth of Jammu to come to the forefront and inculcate the spirit of healthy competition. It will also be an apt recognition of the spirit and the courage of the Jagruk Hindustani from this region who have always supported the Security Forces.
It is worthwhile to mention here that a total of 64 teams will battle it out in Phase One of the competition to be held from 19th to 25th April 2016. The best 8 teams will be selected and will battle it out in Phase Two of the competition to be held at Samba from 3rd to 14th May 2016.
A total of 26 Matches were held on 20 April 2016 in the ongoing Phase I of the Jagruk Hindustani Premier Volleyball League. Teams of Deani, Jatwal, Regal, S Kalan, Raiyan, Damana, Pargawal, Molu, Dehi Chak, Alla, Fathu Chak, Salehar, Samka, Mela Club, Degree College Kathua, Harkeet Club, Jai Baba Sidhgoria, Kaulpur, JBC, Khaur, Janial I, Janial II, 2r, Baniyari 2 and Gurjar Chak emerged victorious in the keenly contested matches that were held today. It is worth mentioning here that the best team from each group will be selected for the Phase II starting on 3rd May.