2-Day Thang-Ta championship kickstarts at Sanctorum Sopore | KNO

BY || Peerzada waseem | KNO
2-Day Thang-Ta championship kickstarts at Sanctorum Sopore | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

News Desk

The two-day Thang-ta championship organized by District Baramulla Thang-ta Association kick-started at Sanctorum Institute of education on Monday. The event is being held under the aegis J&K State Sports Council.


Mr. Waheed Rehman Para, Secretary J&K State Sports Council was the chief guest on the occasion during the opening ceremony. He was delighted to see the youngsters’ participation especially the girls in the championship. He said his aim is to develop sports from the grass root level.


“There is a lot of talent among our youngsters from schools, boys and girls, our aim is to uplift the sports infrastructure from rural as well as urban areas. Earlier we had only one indoor stadia in Srinagar but now we are developing 22 in other districts as well,” Parra said in the opening ceremony.

A grand participation of more than 400 players was witnessed by different schools, clubs and academies. The teams from across the district were seen competing against each other.

Sanctorum Institutes offered the land for development of sports infrastructure. Para delightedly agreed to invest in the basic development of the sports ground. The land offered by the school would be utilised by sports academies of the area. 

District secretary Mrs Bilkees said, “In future we ll organize self defence coaching camps for girls in the district”.

Besides Secretary J&K Thang-Ta association, In-charge district sports council Baramulla Mushtaq ahmed,  Administrative officer Sanctorum Institutes Haji Mohd ramzan Dar, Chairman Sanctorum Institutes Shakir Ashraf, General manager Kashmir Apex cooperative Tahir Maqsood wani, SHO Tarzoo and other guests were also present.