Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, Feb 22: Minister for Forest, Environment and Ecology, Choudhary Lal Singh today felicitated Tajamul Islam, winner of ‘Gold Medal’ in World Sub-Junior Kickboxing Championship.
She won the gold medal in the championship which was held at Andriana, Italy, after beating her American opponent. The child prodigy won six bouts to lift the Championship in her category.
The Minister on the occasion praised the grit and determination of the little girl who has made the nation proud and hoped that her success would inspire other children of the Valley. Meanwhile Tajamul Islam expressed her joy meeting the Minister, who later presented full-fledged sports kit. He further enquired about her training schedules, studies and facilities available in the Academy being run by Faisal at Bandipora. “Govt will help to such kind of Academies to boost the sports activities across the State,” he said. He congratulated Tajamul’s parents and her Coach and wished her continuing high success in all her future endeavors.
Tajamul started her journey in the world of kickboxing by winning the Gold Medal at the State level championship, held in Jammu in 2015. She thereafter, won gold medal in sub-junior category at 2015 National Kickboxing Championship, held at Talkatora Stadium, New Delhi.