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Sh. Yudhvir Sethi felicitates footballers, favours developing exclusive grounds

BJP Vice President Sh. Yudhvir Sethi today said that matter pertaining to the development of exclusive playgrounds for football would be taken up with State Sports Council so that players could practice uninterruptedly.
He said that existing grounds where footballers do practice will also be got maintained for enabling players to carry on with their routine matches ably. He was speaking after felicitating new team of Jammu District Football Association who had called on him today.
Jenab Sheikh Mahmood (Persident), Yousuf (Secretary), Rajesh Sumbria (Treasurer), S.M. Gill (Director Member), Ramesh Chander (Director Member), David Masih (Director Member), Charampreet Singh(Senior Player), Peter(Senior Player) and Harish Don(Player) were in the delgation
Sh. Yudhvir Sethi said that this particular sport is gaining popularity in our state and more and more youth must be encouraged to take up football professionally.
Congratulation new team, the BJP leader said even Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his radio programme “Mann Ki Baat” had mentioned about football and congratulated junior Indian footballers for having plate FIFA matches or the first time.
He also wished good luck to the new team for their coming two tournaments which are going to be held in Jammu and hoped they bring laurels.
Earlier, the association members apprised Yudhvir Sethi of some issues pertaining to sports council and sought their redressal. The Association members also demanded that ground of sports councils should be improved with facilities for players.