ANANTNAG, SEP 21: District Development Commissioner Anantnag, Mohammad Younis Malik on Thursday kick-started Under-17 and Under-19 Boys State-level Inter-Division Cricket Tournament at Government Higher Secondary School (Boys), Bijbehara.
Speaking on the occasion, the District Development Commissioner said that purpose of organizing such events is to nourish sports-talent and development of team spirit among youth. He said that the youth of the State have an immense potential to excel in this field.
The DDC lauded efforts of the District Youth Services and Sports Department for holding such events in the district and assured every possible help for the promotion of sports at grass root level.
Pertinent to mention that the cricket tournament is played at the inter-division level as the players in the teams have got selected after playing at district and division level. The cricket tournament shall be played at Under-17 and Under-19 level of Jammu and Kashmir divisions, and shall culminate on 23rd September, 2017.