Government to establish play grounds to keep youth away from stone pelting

Srinagar, April 02: Jammu and Kashmir state government has proposed to establish play grounds in every village and locality of the Valley in order to ‘divert attention of stone pelters towards sports’.
“Sports is an activity which is dearer to youth. We (Government) will establish a playground in every village and in city. Sports will keep them engaged so that they would not resort to stone pelting”, Minister of Youth Service and Sports Taj Mohiddin told KNS.
He said that every middle and high school would have its ground for various sports activities, adding, “We’ll arrange and mange funds for this purpose.”
Speaking about sports talent in State, Taj said, “Our youth are blessed with talent. The only need is to provide those opportunities and infrastructure to youth to bring out their potential qualities”
“We’re going to improve a part of TRC ground for football playing. We have best sports person in this game and the new ground would be qualitative in a nature for this game. But the remaining part of ground will remain for the rest of sports activities”, informed Taj.

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