Dy CM inaugurates first Pandit Prem Nath Dogra football cup

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Newspoint Bureau
Jammu Tawi, December 1
Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh today said the sports are imperative for overall development of the human persona, and it also inculcates
the spirit of camaraderie
in people.
The Deputy Chief Minister was speaking at the inaugurals of the first Pandit Prem Nath Dogra football Gold cup held at Mini Stadium Parade, in which 26 teams are
participating.
Legislators Sat Sharma, Rakesh Gupta, Ashok Khajuria, and Joint Secretary, J&K Sports Council were also present on the occasion.
The Deputy Chief Minister said the Government has initiated several steps for giving flip to the sports and cultural activities by organizing several national as well as
international sports events.
He said JK’s youth have enough potential to match international players, and it was recently exhibited by the state’s young kids, who put the name of the State as well as the country on the world map. .
Recalling the historic contribution of Late Pandit Prem Nath Dogra in the socio-political sphere of the State, the Deputy Chief Minister said the role played by the great leader in the development of democratic institutions and strengthening democracy in the State is commendable. The inaugural match of the tournament was played between BSF Jammu, and Territorial Army. The tournament will conclude on December 11.

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