The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Baramulla, Dr G N Itoo today kick-started JK Premiere League at Showkat Ali Stadium Khawaja Bagh, here.
The 15 days long tournament is being organized by District Youth Services and Sports Council in collaboration with the district administration during which several sports events viz Football, Volleyball, Kabaddi and Hockey shall be organised and top performing teams in each event shall be selected to play at JK level.
On the occasion, the DC termed the sports as a potential tool for overall personality development. He said Baramulla is endowed with enormous sports potential and appropriate platforms are required to channelize it in the positive direction.
While complimenting the participants, DC said that every possible assistance shall be provided for organizing more such events. He underlined the need to enthuse and popularize the sports activities at different levels so that more and more youth are involved in these activities.
Among others, Principal Government Degree College Boys, President MCB, DYSSO and other concerned were present on the occasion