Bandipora 10 June: A two day District Bandipora Wushu Championship 2022 being organised by District Wushu Association Bandipora under the guidelines of J&K Wushu Association commenced today in Dawar Gurez of Bandipora District.
The Mega Sports event was declared open by Chief Guest, Principal Higher Secondary School Dawar Abdul Majeed Dar along with Guest of Honour Abdul Qayoom Bhat Director Mountaineering Institute Bandipora ASA (International Mountaineer).
The Championship is the part of Mega Sports Festival Gurez 2022 (Jashn-e-Gurez) in which more than 290 players including boys as well as girls are participating.
Speaking on the occasion, Chief Guest lauded the efforts of District Wushu Association Bandipora and J&K Wushu Association for providing the opportunity and a platform to the youth of Gurez Valley to prove their mettle at the national and international level in Wushu.
He said, Youth of Gurez Valley are immensely talented and they deserve more opportunities to display their talent and bringing events to Gurez Valley shall help in realising the dream of players waiting in wings.
The event became overwhelmed with huge participants from Gurez Valley and people thanked District Wushu Association Bandipora and J&K Wushu Association for creating such Sports atmosphere and opportunities of this sport in Gurez Valley.
On behalf of District Wushu Association Bandipora Padma Shri, Faisal Ali Dar thanked all Departments for their full cooperation, coordination and sports-friendly measures adopted by the District Administration, Indian Army, Department of Youth Services & Sports, Education Department & Jk Tourism by making this event successful.