Inculcating culture of sports among youth essential in attaining healthy lifestyle: Randhawa
STATE TIMES NEWS
JAMMU: Former Legislator and senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Vikram Randhawa on Friday said that inculcating a culture of sports among youth is essential in attaining a healthy lifestyle.
He made these remarks at an award distribution function of 5th Char Sahebzaadey Volleyball Tournament, organized by young sports lovers in Kaku Dey Kothey in Bishnah, here.
SHO Police Station Arnia Inspector Deepak Katoch, Rinku Arora, Sarpanch, Naib Sarpanch and Panch along with organizers and villagers were present on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, Former Legislator said that other than physical and mental development, sports activities play a vital role to widen vision and in gaining self-confidence which is key to excel in any field of life.
He said that it is our responsibility to nurture young minds and bringing out the best in them.
He added that there is a need to give focused attention so that students with different abilities and interests will be able to exploit their potential to the full.
He said that the sports activities help in grooming youth to inculcate qualities to become global leaders and play a positive role in shaping society towards further betterment.
He said that there is lot of talent in youth of rural areas and Prime Minister Narendra Modi led Government has initiated various steps to nourish their talent.
The Former Legislator said that the Government has taken various innovative initiatives to develop a quality sports infrastructure in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir which will provide a better platform to the sportsperson to harness their skills.
He urged the students to take an active part in co-curricular activities for overall development and assured that basic sports infrastructure will be made available to them on priority.
In the summit clash, Amritsar Club defeated RS Club and lifted the title trophy.
On the occasion, the Former Legislator also distributed awards to players and organizers of the event.