Tribune News Service
Udhampur, April 26
The president of the J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association and an organiser of wrestling competitions in the state, Shiv Kumar Sharma, hailed the laying of the foundation of a multi-purpose sports stadium at Katra by Governor NN Vohra.
In a press note issued here today, Sharma, who is also a member of the J&K State Sports Council, expressed gratitude to the Governor on behalf of the people of Katra, especially the sports fraternity, for setting in motion the process of the construction of the stadium.
He also thanked Sports Minister RS Chib for taking a keen interest in getting the proposal of the stadium cleared. Sharma said the stadium would prove a boon to budding sportspersons of the district and the surrounding areas.
He urged the state government to make a provision of “Mud Akhara” to facilitate coaching of the traditional form of wrestling along with modern infrastructure at the upcoming stadium.