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Safety in sports should be given top priority: Sh. Yudhvir Sethi

Bhartiya Janta party (BJP) Vice President Yudhvir Sethi inaugurated the 2nd Association Cup 2017 at Brahmin Sabha Prade Jammu. More than 300 participants from 15 Districts has participated in the event.

Speaking on the occasion, Yudhvir Sethi welcomed the players from different part of State and stressed the youths to spend their energy in sports without indulging into other evil activities.

Sethi assured all possible help to the players in the future also. Among the others who were present on the occasion were P.C Sharma President Jammu and Kashmir Taekwondo Association, DN Pangotra General Secretary JKTA, Subash Shastri President National Mazdoor Union, Sh Romesh Sharma Manager Brahmin Sabha, Preet Dutta International Player.

Speaking on the occasion Yudhvir Sethi said safety equipment like head guard and chest guard should be used by the players as their safety was of utmost importance. Congratulating JKTA and its executive members, he said participating teams will act as brand ambassadors of their districts and bridge gap.

Such sports events, Yudhvir Sethi said bonds people and at the same time encourage competitive spirit amongst players. Welcoming participants in the championship at Jammu, the BJP vice president said such events also disseminate the message of the conducive and supportive environment offered here and encourage others to visit J&K.

Congratulating J&K Taekwondo Association for organizing such a prestigious event, he hoped in future the State will host even National and International Level events. The state government, he added has taken several initiatives to promote sports in the state as well. Yudhvir Sethi said that coalition government is committed to develop each and every sector wherein sports has been given highest priority.

At the end the vote of thanks was presented by Sh. PC Sharma President JKTA .Among others who were present on the occasion, Sudhir Anand, Harbans Singh, Kartar Chard, Ramesh Kumar, Varun Khajuria and Gulshan Kumar.