JAMMU, OCT 11: All India Shito-Ryu Seiko Kai Karate championship, organized in memory of Maharaja Hari Singh is underway at multi-purpose hall in M A Stadium. The event has been organised by Universal Martial Art Academy (Regd) Shito Ryu Kai Karate Do Association, Jammu and Kashmir, approved by Karate Association of India, the only recognized National Federation Of Karate in India by Govt of India and Indian Olympic Association.
Minister for Forests, Ch Lal Singh was the Chief Guest on occasion while Shiban Bharat Sharma, General Secretary -KAI; Jt Secretary, J&K Sports Council, Shiv Sharma and Member Sports Council and Vice President of Karate Association, Rahil Gupta were the Special Guests on the occasion. The overall event was organized under direct supervision of General Secretary, Karate Association of J&K and Joint Secretary of Karate Association of India, Ambedkar Gupta.
While speaking on the occasion, Lal Singh said that youth must participate in Sports for physical fitness and remaining healthy. He assured full support to Karate Association of J&K and appreciated efforts of the Association for organizing the event.
Mehboob Ali, a special-child from Doon International School also participated in the tournament and was awarded a Gold medal by Lal Singh.