Recently at the 17th Christmas Gold Cup, Advisor Bhatnagar said that the youngsters of Jammu and Kashmir are moving towards the sport and considering it as a profession.
He highlighted that Jammu and Kashmir is emerging as the new location for hosting sports events of national and international level owing to upgradation and establishment of sports infrastructure in the last couple of years here.
He said that every district and Panchayat halqa of Jammu and Kashmir is having its stadium now and sports events are being organized from village level so that the region can produce sports icons from grassroots level. He added that state of art Khelo India centres have been established here with an aim to produce sportspersons of national and international calibre.
He said that sports makes our life disciplined and every player in the field is a winner. He underlined that after watching today’s game, he is quite optimistic that the quality of sports played in J&K has upgraded and players are depicting great skill and talent.
He, on the occasion, congratulated the winning team as well as the runner up team. He also applauded the efforts of organizers for hosting such a successful championship saying that these will continue to be organized in the future in other sports also to provide opportunities for young talents to showcase their sports skills.