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Sh. Sat Sharma inaugurates Pencak Silat championship in MAM Stadium

Pencak Silat Association of J&K introduced Pencak Silat in Jammu and organized a sports event for 1st District Jammu Pencak Silat championship in the MAM Indoor Stadium organized in the memory of Late Sh. D. K. Mahajan. BJP State President & MLA Jammu West, Sat Sharma was the Chief Guest on the occasion, who inaugurated the event in the presence of august gathering of senior sports persons and many renowned personalities. Ranjeet Kalra Vice- Chairman District sports council Jammu was the Guest of Honour on the occasion. Arvind Gupta, BJP State Treasurer, Nalin Mahajan, Gourav Arora President (PSAJK) and Navneet Mahajan, Son of late Sh. D. K. Mahajan also graced the occasion.
Sat Sharma, while addressing the participants and the gathering on the occasion, said that the introduction of new sports event is always a welcome step in the growth of a society as it helps in the setting up a healthy sports cultures in the youth of area, which in turns helps to nurture the feeling of working together, healthy competition, more energy filled population, better working force for the Nation and everything what one can think for a progressed Nation. He applauded the role of the organizers for the event and said that they must always plan new ways to promote sports culture in the society.
Sat Sharma also correlated it to the safety of women in society, he said that while we are promoting “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao” in society, we must also promote the girls to learn these type of arts for their self defence, as they can go a long way in their security in certain hostile conditions and help in reducing the number of atrocities against them as this is a wonderful art, not just to fight, but to defend oneself. He was also informed by the organizers that the children from the age of 6 years can join the game and one can start to practice it even at the ripe age of near 25 years.
Sat Sharma also appealed to all to contribute in the ongoing Swacchta Abhiyaan, and pledge on the birth anniversary of great leaders, Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri, that they will do everything for the growth and the progress of the Nation.
Navneet Mahajan distributed Pencak Silat uniform among the students. In this championship more than 200 students of various schools and clubs are participate and it will continue for the total duration of two days.