Participation of youth in sports welcome factor for peace: GOC

Excelsior Correspondent
HANDWARA, Oct 31: General Officer Commanding (GOC), Kilo Force HS Sahi today said the local youth have preferred sports over gun, which is a clear message that people of Kashmir want peace.
The GOC passed this remarks on the sidelines of the final match of T20 Cricket Tournament, organised by Vigam Battalion at Hafrada Tarathpora.
“The Army has organized many tournaments so that the youth can display their talent and we shall organize many more sports events across Kashmir in near future,” said GOC.
A blood donation camp was jointly organised by Army in collaboration with Kupwara Red Cross Society wherein more than 50 persons donated blood.
The concluding ceremony witnessed cultural dance by K- Virus Group from Srinagar, Taekwondo demonstration by Young Club Srinagar and Wushu and Karate Martial Art was displayed by local boys of Vilgam.
The event was attended by Jasiya Akhter, an international women cricketer, Abid Pathan cricket administrator JKCA and Khan Raja, famous entertainer and commentator.