Srinagar, Sep 14: The State Sports Council has organised first ever Kashmir division Martial Arts Games 2018 at Indoor Stadium Srinagar from Sep13-15.
More than 1500 children are participating throughout the Valley in competitions of different martial arts like Judo, Taekwondo, Wushu, Pencak Silat, etc. Nusrat Ara, Divisional Sports Officer, J&K said, “This is going to be a mega event. This event has many wings of martial arts like Judo, Taekwondo, among others. This event has mixed martial arts. This is beneficial for children as they will see some different sports.”
One of the participants said, “This event is organised at governmental level. The credit for organising this goes to the Sports Council. In this tournament, many new sports were introduced which were not given attention before. This tournament will encourage individuals to move forward in a particular game.” The winners will be awarded with medals and certificates and rest of the people will be given participation certificates.