KUPWARA PENCAK SILAT PLAYERS FELICITATED BY INDIAN ARMY AT PATAHIRI
Kupwara youth shines again in Pencak Silat (an Indonesian martial arts) Championship at Jalandhar
Kupwara, April 05: As part of the continued efforts to promote the culture of sports and games in engaging the youth of Kupwara, Indian Army sponsored Pencak Silat players who represented J&K UT, in the 5th Pencak Silat Fedration Cup 2021-22 at Lovely Professional University, Jalandar, Punjab from 26 to 28 Mar 22.
The event was organised by North Indian Pencak Silat Association under the aegis of Indian Pencak silat fedration.
The team comprised of 05 Players (01 Girls, 04 Boys) who participated in the event which saw more than 450 players from 17 states participating in the three-day championship.
The team from Kupwara won 04 medals including 2 silver and 2 bronze.
Aadil Manzoor Pir (25,Male, Halmatpora), 1 silver medal.
Mysara (19,Female, Handwara), 1 bronze medal.Peer Ahtisham Ul Haq (17, Male, Drugmulla), 1 silver medal. Sozan Nazir (17,Male, Gushi), 1 bronze medal.
The winning players were felicitated for their stupendous performance, they were assured of continued robust support in the future for their training, development and participation in more competitions.
The young players were encouraged even more for not only competing in the martial arts event, but also performing admirably.
Sports has played a crucial role in creating a positive environment to bring development, peace and harmony to this region.