Baramulla : A three day District Baramulla Ju Jitsu Championship being organised by Ju Jitsu Association commenced today in Indoor Hall, Baramulla
The mega sports event was declared open by Omar Kakroo Ex-President MC Baramulla in which more than 650 players including boys as well as girls are participating.
Speaking on the occasion, Kakroo lauded the efforts of Ju Jitsu Association and its affiliate District unit of Baramulla for providing the opportunity and a platform to the youth of District Baramulla to prove their mettle at the national and international level events.
He emphasised on the major role sports can play to keep a check on the drug menace as sportspersons are the true ambassadors of the society and they shall help in inspiring and motivating the younger generation and others to remain fit.
Kakroo said that our youth are our future, they are the one to determine the outcome of our society and the country as whole and if their upbringing is ethical, moral and value based, our society shall be the better place to live in and shall play a vital role in carving the future of not only J&K but country as whole .This step is also aimed to ensure panchayat level participation of all blocks and to estimate the response and inclination of players to any particular game which shall help prepare the youth of the Union territory of J&K for big events like the Asian Games and Olympics and World Championships.
The 3-day long event which began here shall conclude on 22nd June.