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Sher-i-Kashmir sports award ceremony held

Omar Gives Away Prizes

Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday presented Sher-i-Kashmir Sports award to 34 sports persons for their outstanding performance and winning of medals at the National and the International levels from 2003-04 to 2009-10.
Those who received awards were Sonia Sharma-Gymnastic, Ishfaq Ahmad-Football, Arun Malhotra-Football, Kuldeep Handoo-Wushu, Harleen Singh-Gymnastic, Sonal Gupta-Gymnastic, Kamal Singh-Gymnastic, Kuldeep Kumar Gupta-Tug of War, Rashid Ahmad Choudhary-Fencing, Jonny Kumar-Football, Tashi Thinles-Skiing, Arif Muhammad Khan-Skiing, Seema Mehra-Gymnastic, Rita Devi-Handball, Sakina Bashir-Skiing, Amandeep Singh-Skiing, Bhanu Partap-Judo, Ujjwal Gupta-Fencing, Younus Nazir Kochey-Snooker, Raahil Farooq Shah-Skiing, Meraj-ud-Din Wadoo-Football, Navjot Singh-Gymnastic, Palak Kour-Gymnastic, Mehjabeena Akhter-Skiing, Bilquis Mir-Kayaking & Canoeing, Tejpal Kour- Gymnastic, Manvinder Singh-Gymnastic, Manpreet Kour-Gymnastic, Mitali-Gymnastic, Mayank Jain-Gymnastic, Jaskaran Singh-Gymnastic, Shoiab Zahoor Mir-Skiing from Delhi Public School, Srinagar, Nippu Jamwal-Judo And Muhammad Ali-Tackwondo.
Each best sports person award carried citation, certificate, a medal and cash award of Rupees 25,000.
Minister for Youth Welfare and Sports, Taj Mohi-ud-Din, Member Legislative Assembly, Ashok Khajuria, Vice Chancellor Jammu University, Director General Prisons, K Rajindra, Commissioner Secretary, Youth Welfare and Sports, Shaleen Kabra, Secretary J&K Sports Council, Delip Thusoo were present on the occasion among others.


Ref: Greater Kashmir, 17 April, 2013