Witnesses Rugby matches played first time under newly installed flood lights
SRINAGAR, JULY 02: Advisors to Governor, K Vijay Kumar, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai and K Skandan today jointly inaugurated Gymnasium at Gindun Sports Complex at Rajbagh, here today. The advisors also witnessed Rugby matches being played for the first time under the newly installed flood lights in the Playground.
Secretary Youth Services & Sports Sarmad Hafeez, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, SSP Srinagar Dr Haseeb Mughal, DG YS&S Dr Saleem-ur-Rehman, Secretary J&K Sports Council Dr Naseem Chowdhary, Cricketer Parvez Rasool, eminent citizens, officers from civil, police administration, officers from YS&S, JKSSC and sport lovers in large number were present on the occasion.
After inaugurating the gymnasium, the Advisors went around the facility and interacted with the youth present there. It was informed to the Advisors that modern fitness equipment worth Rs 20 lakh has been placed in the gymnasium.
Later, the Advisors witnessed Rugby matches being played for the first time under the newly installed flood lights at the playground. Two friendly matches one each was played between girl and boy teams.
The match played between girls team:
Rugby Scarlets and Rugby Hawks was won by later team and the match between boys team was won by Brothers team defeating team Ruggers. The Advisors also interacted with the Rugby players who thanked the government for upgrading the facilities at the sports complex and installing lights to allow play matches during the dark hours too.
It is important to mention here that the project for fencing and installation of flood lights for Rugby, Basket Ball and Lawn Tennis playground at Gindun Sports Complex is completed at an estimated cost of Rs 75 lakh by JK Sports Council.