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DGP Vaid pledges support to specially-abled sportspersons; honours medal winners

DGP Vaid pledges support to specially-abled  sportspersons; honours medal winners

Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, Jan 20: Director General of Police (DGP), Dr S P Vaid has pledged full support of JKP in augmenting sports facilities for the specially abled sports persons in the State.
Dr Vaid was speaking at a felicitation function organized by J&K Samaj Kalyan Kendra and J&K Blind and Para-Judo Association. He honoured medal winners of 5th National Blind and Deaf Judo Championship that was recently held at Gurgaon Haryana.
Appreciating the efforts of J&K Samaj Kalyan Kendra, State Sports Council and J&K Blind and Par Judo Association for their selfless efforts in supporting the specially abled sportspersons, DGP pledged all support of JKP in building sporting careers of talented specially-abled sportspersons. He also agreed to lend all logistic support to the proposed organization of the national Deaf Judo Championship to be held at Srinagar later this year.
Dr Vaid, on this occasion, directed Wushu Coach from JKP, Kuldeep Handoo to coordinate initiatives of JKP with the Para Judo Association and Sports Council under Civic Action Programme. He mentioned that J&K team (seniors) also won the overall runners-up trophy in the country.
SS  Wazir, former ADGP, Kulbushan Jandial, former Member J&K PSC, Ranjit Kalra, Vice Chairman Jammu District Sports Council and President of J&K Blind & Para Judo Association besides H N Raina, JK Vaid, Retika Salalthia and Suraj Dhan Singh, Sports Council Juo Coach, Munish and Vardhan Rajput team managers were present on the occasion.
The sportspersons who were felicitated include Vivek Singh,                 Nabeel Ahmed Dar, Rakshanda Mehak, Gunakshi Palvi, Ajaz Ahmed, Rukaya Bano, Shikha, Shubam Kumar, Rohit Kumar, and Sahil Kumar.


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