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KARGIL: Chairman and Chief Executive Councilor (CEC) Kargil Kacho Ahmad Ali Khan on Wednesday said that the best way to preserve cultural heritage is to share it with the younger generations through all possible means. The CEC stated this while addressing people during the final ceremony of the traditional and modern archery championship at Mini Stadium Sankoo here.
While underlining the importance of traditional sports tournaments and other such events involving the elements of history and traditions, the CEC said that it is the responsibility of every individual to keep their customs, practices, sports, artistic expressions and ancestral values intact. He further stressed on ensuring the fact that these do not get fade away under the overpowering influence of modernization.
Meanwhile, in the final matches played today Thangdumbur defeated A.G Tambis by 14 points to clinch the title in the Modern Archery category, while as the Traditional Archery final contest was won by Sahil Star Saliskote by defeating Jaffaria Stakpa by 3 points. The 6-day-long tournament was organized by Sports and Development Organization Sankoo in collaboration with Nehru Yuva Kendra Kargil, wherein 24 teams, 12 each in traditional and modern formats, participated. Later, the locals projected a number of demands that prominently included the construction of Indoor Stadium and Ice Hockey Rink at Sankoo.
Responding to the demands, the CEC assured the locals that all their genuine demands would be fulfilled on priority. He also directed the Executive Engineer Suru Valley Division Sankoo to prepare DPRs for construction of Indoor Stadium and Ice Hockey Rink in the area. Councillor Sankoo Aga Syed Abbass Razvi, SDM Sankoo Ghulam Mohiuddin Wani, Executive Engineer Suru Valley Division Sajjad Hussain Wazir, In Charge Principal ASHRM Higher Secondary Sankoo Ghulam Muhammad Khan, officers of the Sub Divisional Administration, prominent citizens, archery players, besides a large number of sporting enthusiasts were present on the occasion.
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