Ankit Kesar, Rajouri: The Pirpanjal premier league organized at DPL Rajouri with an aim to identify potential cricket stars & provide a platform to the youth. It also gave an opportunity to develop their sporting skills. The event was organized with the aim to promote positive youth development through sports and generate awareness about the importance of election in strengthening democracy.
Under the SVEEP programme Shaan-e Jamuriyat, a number of initiatives are being undertaken in the town to encourage the youth to participate in the greatest festival of democracy.
Accordingly, Pirpanjal Premier League Cricket Tournament (PPL) was conducted by District Administration from 27 March to 28 march in which a total of four teams, two from Rajouri and two from Poonch participated with utmost zeal and fervor. The final of the same was played between Rajouri eleven and Poonch eleven and Poonch eleven emerged as champions in a very interesting match with a nail-biting finish.
The District Election, Rajouri, Mohammad Aijaz Asad was the chief guest on the occasion and the final was witnessed by SSP Rajouri,Yougal Manhas,ACD,Rajouri Akhter Qazi,DPO,Abdul Khabir,, Deputy director planning Bilal Mir and other senior officers of civil and police administration. The winner and runner up teams were awarded trophies and medals and cash prizes.
All those who were in attendance appreciated the endeavors of the district Administration to endow and motivate the youth of the region towards the development of a healthy and competitive spirit of sportsmanship for their better future.