Faisal Mir is new Poonch TT Champion

Faisal Mir emerged as new champion winning the coveted men’s singles title in the District Poonch Table Tennis Championship the closing function of which held at Government Degree College complex, here today.
In the title clash, Faisal defeated Paropkar Singh in a keenly contested match 3-1 (11-09, 09-11, 11-08, 11-08. However, in men’s doubles final, the duo of Salil Raina and Sandeep Luthra trounced Narinder and Faisal 3-1 (11-09, 11-09, 08-11, 11-07).
In the finals and valedictory function, Minister for Food, Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Zulifkar Ali was chief guest, who presented the winners and runners-up trophies.
The chief guest informed the gathering that the State Government contemplates to raise the sports infrastructure at the district level in a big way.
Earlier, president District TT Association Poonch, Ajeet Singh Jeet presented a detailed report of the event and achievements of the Association.
Speaking on the occasion, general secretary of the Association, Saleem Bandey expressed his thanks to the J&K Table Tennis Association for being a guiding force to
the district body during all these years.
Among others present were MLA Haveli, Shah Mohd Tantray, DySP HQRS, Mohan Sharma, DySP Sagar Singh, KK Kapoor, Taj Mir, Imtiaz Bandey, Vivek Mattoo, Advocate Sanjay Raina, Narinder Mohan Suri DPO, Prof MH Shah, Kewal Krishan, Sham Lal Sharma, Prem Parkash Luthra, Manmohan Suri, Kuljeet Thakur, Jagjit Singh and Ravi Bhushan Sharma.

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