Competitions under Khelo India inaugurated in Poonch

Excelsior Sports Correspondent
POONCH, Oct 21: Two days competition under Khelo India 2018-19 in the sports disciplines of Athletics, Boxing, Cycling, Hockey and Weightlifting organized by their respective Associations, under the aegis of J&K State Sports Council got underway at Sports Stadium, here.
The competitions were inaugurated by the chief guest, Nawaz Khan (DySP Headquarters) in the presence of Krishan Lal Sharma (Ex Divisional Sports Officer Jammu).
General Secretaries of Boxing, Cycling, Athletics and Weightlifting Associations namely Rajan Sharma, SS Gill, Sharat Chander and Yudhvir Singh were present on the occasion.
Iqbal Singh, Dalvir Kumar, Inder Pal Singh, Sahil Sharma, Mohit Oberoi and Gautam Shukla were also present on the occasion.
The events are being organized under the overall supervision of Divisional Sports Officer Jammu, Ravi Singh with the active support of Nirdosh Sharma, I/c Sports Stadium Poonch.
In the competition every participant will be provided with a refreshment of Rs 100 per day per head and Ist, 2nd and 3rd position holder will be awarded with a prize money of Rs 1,500, Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 in each category respectively.