J&K CM congratulates new IHF president Narinder Batra

first_imgJammu, Nov 18 (PTI) Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti today congratulated Hockey India chief Narinder Batra on being elected as the first non-European President of the International Hockey Federation. The Chief Minister, who is also chairperson of Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council, in her message said that with Batras election to the world sports body, sports activities in the State would get a further boost. “Recent win at Rome by our young Tajamul Islam and now the elevation of Narinder Batra is recognition of the fact that there is ample sports talent in the State which needs to be honed,” the Chief Minister said adding that Government would make all efforts to do that. Batra, who was elected IHF president last Saturday, has played hockey for J&K and has also been the member of J&K State Sports council. PTI TSS ABATK ATKlast_img

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