J-K LG Manoj Sinha inaugurates 67th National School Games in Srinagar
67th National School Games: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday inaugurated the 67th National School Games for football and volleyball that are being held here after a gap of eight years. “Inaugurated 67th National School Games in Football U19 & Volleyball U17 Boys at Bakshi Stadium earlier today on the occasion of UT Foundation Day. 15,000 school children from Kashmir division and 2,000 athletes from all over the country are participating in this mega sporting event,” Sinha posted on X after declaring the five-day event open. Jammu and Kashmir last hosted the event in 2015.
“Today, the tricolor is taking off in worldwide games field. Prominent sportspersons are rising up out of little towns and towns and they have accomplished greatness in worldwide games with their fabulous exhibition,” Sinha said. He said the nation is seeing a resurgence of sports and a vigorous new games culture. ” Our new victories at the Asian Games and Asian Para Games have encouraged high desires to carry further change to accomplish new levels in Olympics with our competitors’ surprising exhibition,” he said. The LG said Jammu and Kashmir has additionally further developed sports framework, giving open doors to many.
“J&K has made a fresh start with endlessly sports culture improvement plan with sufficient framework, presenting sports as indispensable piece of the instructive educational program, admittance to specialists and remarkable training and giving open doors to gifts across the UT,” he added.