Jammu Tawi, December 21 Organised by the Jammu and Kashmir Wushu Association, the 13th State Championship got underway at Indoor Complex, MA Stadium, here today.
Around 800 participants, mostly from Jammu district, shall compete for the top honours in this four-day competition. Other participating districts are Srinagar, Budgam, Baramulla, Kupwara, Ganderbal, Anantnag, Shopian, Bandipora, Kargil, Leh, Rajouri, Poonch, Samba, Kathua, Udhampur, Reasi and Jammu, a handout issued by the Association informed.
The event was declared open by the general secretary of J&K Olympic Association, Ashutosh Sharma in the presence of office bearers of the Association, Vijay Saraf anad Ranjeet Kalra. Also present were Joint Secretary of State Sports Council, Shiv Kumar Sharma and Chief Sports Officer, Abdul Qayoom. Vote of thanks presented by Kuldeep Handoo. Also present were Sohit Sharma, Ajay Paul, Arun Singh, Lalit Singh, Ruchi,Ashi Jamwal, Usha Kher (DySP) Bhanu Partap Singh and Rajinder Singh.