JAMMU NOV 9: National Conference Provincial President, Devender Singh Rana on Friday complimented Arushi Kotwal for winning 3 Silver and 1 Bronze medal in 14th Asian Schools Chess Championship 2018 held at Sri Lanka in July last.
“It is a great honour for the State in general and the young girl in particular, who made us all proud,” Rana said while felicitating Arushi Kotwal, a 10th class student of BSF Sr. Secondary School, Jammu and the youngest Sher-e-Kashmir Sports awardee for year 2011-2012 and State awardee for the year 2016.
Arushi is all set to represent India in Western Asian Youth Chess championship to be held at Tashkent, Uzbekistan from November 16 to November 23, 2018 and in Asian Amateur Chess championship, which will be held in China from December 30 to January 6, 2019.
The Provincial President had all the praise for exceptional success of Arushi and said that her victory would prove as a source of inspiration for young sportspersons, especially girls, who are giving their best to various games. He said that Jammu has traversed a long way over the years with local youth making big mark in every sphere including art, sports, academics and culture. He said that young girl’s win is yet another feather in the saga of successes, Jammu is credited with. “There nothing to look back for young achievers, as sky is the limit for their talent”, Rana said while advising Arushi to concentrate on the game alongside academics. He wished her all the success in her future endeavours and hoped that Arushi will emerge as a Brand Ambassador of successful young girls of Jammu, who are excelling in every field of life. Success of Jammu girls’ is a real tribute to women empowerment and a new hope for girl child, he added.