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POONCH: Shaheed Major Rohit Sharma Under-19 T-20 Civil Military Cricket Tournament of district Poonch commenced at Poonch Stadium, here on Wednesday.
“The tournament in which sixteen teams from Poonch district are competing is being organised in the memory of Major Rohit Sharma, SC (Posthumous) who gave the supreme sacrifice in the line of duty while fighting terrorists in the Mandi area of Poonch District,” Defence Spokesperson Lt Col Devender Anand said.
A large number of spectators including team members witnessed the opening ceremony which comprised of oath taking ceremony by all players to participate with sportsman spirit, Lt Col Devender said.
Chairman, Shaheed Major Rohit Sharma Trust, Ali Mohd Mir and other members of District Physical Education Department were also present during the occasion. The final match will be played on May 30.
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