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'Promoting sports a priority of J&K govt'

Inaugurating the fourth Rajiv Gandhi Gold Cup Football Tournament here on Monday, minister for sports of Jammu and Kashmir Taj Mohi-ud-Din said promotion of sports was important for society.

india Updated: Feb 10, 2014 22:10 IST
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Inaugurating the fourth Rajiv Gandhi Gold Cup Football Tournament here on Monday, minister for sports of Jammu and Kashmir Taj Mohi-ud-Din said promotion of sports was important for society.


"Development of sports infrastructure is a priority for the state government," he said.

He said that various stadiums and playgrounds had been developed on modern lines for providing better facilities to the youth. Twenty-one teams from within and outside the state are participating in the tournament. The inaugural match was played between Young Sports Football Club and Sainik Colony Football Club.

First Published: Feb 10, 2014 21:56 IST