A three days long Zaingeer Sports Carnival was today Concluded at Zaingeer Sopore which was organized by Sopore Rashtriya Rifles in collaboration with Zaingair Youth & Sports Association.The concluding function was attended by Major General Kilo Force, SS Salaria as a Chief Guest, Deputy Commissioner Baramulla, Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar as guest of honour, DIG North, Uday Baskar as special guest, Senior Superintendent of Police Sopore, President Municipal Council Baramulla Tauseef Raina and President Municipal Council Sopore besides various sports personalities including Tajamul Islam, International Kick Boxing Champion, Abid Mohammad, International Skier, Ishrat Rasool, Ronak Reyaz, Tasleema Akthar and a huge gathering of people.
A three days long Athletics based Sports Carnival was organized for the people of higher reaches of Zaingair region, Sopore, Baramulla and Bandipora District in which 10 sports teams and 28 youth associations participated with several sports activities including Volleyball, Kho Kho, Kabadi, Marshall Art etc. On the occasion, Many sports activities were held including Marathon Race of 200 Meter of Under 17 girls and 400 Meter race of under 25 Boys besides all athletic sports and track activities of Kho Kho, Volleyball, Kabadi etc were part of the sports festival.Martial Art display by Shahi Hamdan Sports Academy with latest self defence skills were also part of the festival.
After conclusion of the function, Major General, SS Salaria interacted with the youth and said that the sports activities help in channelizing the energy of youth towards positive direction and makes them learn team spirit, discipline and unity which all are important for their overall development. He further said that these sports festivals are organized to explore the talent of youth.Appreciating organizers for conducting these events, he instructed them to ensure maximum participation of students at all levels as this is important for their overall development.In the closing presentation, Major General, DIG North, DC Baramulla and SSP Sopore felicitated winning Athletes,Players of various sports activities Viz, Kho Kho, Volley ball & Kabadi with the trophies and Awards. Overall winners of the Sports event include Master Amir Mir, 1st position, Master Wahid Mir, 2nd Position and Miss Snobar Samnder 3rd position.