Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, Jan 22: Highlighting role of sports in life, Vice-President BJP Yudhvir Sethi today said that sports play very important role in overall personality development as it promotes healthy body and goes a long way in developing sportsman spirit. He said that youth should make sports an essential part of their life as it is also a very good career option.
“Youngsters of our State have excelled in the field of sports and our sportspersons have proved their mettle at national and international arenas ,” he added.
Yudhvir said this while inaugurating a power lifting championship, here today. The championship was organised at Fitness first gym and Yudhvir was chief guest of the event.
The power lifting champion ship had squat and deadlift category under sub junior junior masters and senior category. The event was held in a very sporting manner which was attended by 250 power Lifting players.
Calling upon younger generation to take participate actively into sports, Mr Sethi dwelt upon length about the benefit of drug free youth and exorted upon them to inculcate sports activities in a big way so that their energy is utilised positively into the best interest of nation . He said that youth energy needs direction and sports channelises energy into positive competition.
Yudhvir Sethi distributed prizes among the players on this occasion and Charanjeev Singh got the title of strongman in squat category.
Among those who were present on the occasion included, Preet Dutta, Amit Dutta, Kuldeep Singh, Jasmeet Singh, Sandeep, Vishal Kohli, Pankaj, Anil Kapoor and Rohit Jamwal.f