Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, Sept 16: Member of Parliament for Rajya Sabha, Shamsher Singh Manhas while conveying his best wishes to the selected players of Sambo for Nationals under Senior category in “Senior National Sambo Championship” for Boys and Girls to be held at Patli-Putra Stadium in Patna from September 18 to 21, flagged of the Team for the tournament, here today.
He was accompanied by Joint Director DSEO Kamal Kumar Sharma and other prominent persons.
MP Manhas while encouraging the students for the best performances wished best of luck to them and applauded the efforts of “Sambo Association Jammu and Kashmir” for upbringing and nourishing the talent of J&K state in such a game, he further added that Boys and Girls from the state of Jammu and Kashmir possessed enough talent to prove themselves not only at National Level, but at the International scene as well.
We as a part of government have always been promoting and highlighting the capabilities of young talent throughout the country in this regard programmes Like “Khelo India Abhiyan” gave a tremendous boost to the sports sector of India, “he added”.
Boys and Girls who were selected in under-14 category include Sahil, Suraj, Meet, Sarvesh, Virat, Akshay, Aditi Thakur, Kashish Rajput, Famida, Bilkis and Asifa.
Seniors included Irfan Latief, Faisal Maqbool Ghanshyam, Sabita Sharma, Kuljeet Kour and others accompanied by coaches Rameshwar Singh Jamwal and Komal Gupta.