Div Com Jammu inaugurates Badminton tournament

Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, Oct 21: Divisional Commissioner, Sanjeev Verma today inaugurated a 5-day Badminton tournament under Kehlo India Phase 3 here at Badminton Hall, Indoor complex Police lines Jammu.
The tournament has been organised by Department of Youth Services and Sports in collaboration with District Administration Jammu and Jammu Police, for Boys, Girls, Men, Women and Veterans.
While giving details of the event, the official of Youth Services and Sports informed that around 425 players are participating in the tournament including U/14 & U/17 Boys and Girls from 14 zones of district Jammu. The 5 day tournament will conclude on October 25, 2019.
The tournament is aimed at to provide platform to potential sportspersons to showcase their talent, fostering awareness and cognizance among the youngsters about the physical fitness as well as good health.
The Divisional Commissioner declared the tournament open by lighting the traditional lamp. He welcomed all the participants and highlighted the importance of sports and also urged the young players to stay away from social evils- including the menace of drugs.
He also praised the organisers for holding the programme in a befitting manner.
The Div Com and other guests also interacted with the players Boys and Girls players.
District Development Commissioner Jammu, Sushma Chauhan, SSP Jammu, Tejinder Singh, District Youth Services & Sports Officer Jammu, Sukhdev Sharma and other concerned were also present on the occasion.