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Goel urges J&K CM to provide infrastructure for Kickboxers

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Sports Minister Vijay Goel today urged Chief Minister to provide adequate infrastructure to the state kickboxers after a medal-winning young Kashmiri athlete uploaded a video in requesting the to improve facilities.

Miss Tajamul Islam, an 8-year-old Kashmiri girl, who had won a gold medal in 2016 World Kickboxing Championship in in the sub-junior category, released a video in social networking site 'twitter'.


In the video, Tajamul urged "the to take steps towards creating indoor facilities for the athletes in the state of J&K."

Tajamul, who could also be seen in the video, requested "the to improve the state of Ali Sports Academy, where she trains."

In the letter addressed to the J&K CM, the Sports Minister said: "The of has funded establishment of Multi-Purpose Halls in all districts in J & K under the special package.

"I shall be grateful if you could kindly look into the matter personally and take necessary steps towards providing adequate sporting infrastructure for athletes in the field of Kickboxing in the state of J & K.

"In case Miss Tajamul Islam needs some specific assistance as individual sports person, the of will be happy to consider the request," the letter said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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