- May 11, 2012
JAMMU: General Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC), Shahnawaz on Sunday felicitated J and K bodybuilders Sandeep Verma and Raj Kumar for securing second and fourth positions in 57th Senior Mr. India National Level Body Builders Championship conducted recently in Ahmadabad, Gujarat.
Speaking in a felicitation held here, Shahnawaz congratulated the wrestlers for their excellent performance in the national event and assured them all support in terms of infrastructure and training to further hone their talent in the game. Body Builder Sandeep Verma secured second position whereas body builder Raj Kumar secured fourth position in the same category. General Secretary JKPCC, said that he is very happy that the youths will be inspired to build a physique like these winners in the time when our youths are being targeted by the notorious Inter-state drug mafia.
He said that Congress Party will support the body builders and will launch a campaign against the drug abuse and in the coming future several body building competitions will be organised at the village and Panchyat levels to hone the hidden talents in the youth.
He also demanded that government should provide financial help and platform to body builders like Sandeep Verma and Raj Kumar in the State so that they would not suffer any more. Other prominent persons present on the occasion were Neeraj Kundan, State President NSUI and Ajaz Choudary.