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3 Day Annual Sports & Cultural Competitions for inmates at District Jail Kathua

DIG Prisons Dr. Mohd. Sultan Lone attended valedictory function as Chief Guest.

Kathua - Jammu, J&K, December 30th 2018: 3 days Annual Sports & Cultural Competitions for inmates concluded today on 29-12-18 at District Jail Kathua. Dr.Mohd Sultan lone DIG Prison attended valedictory function & awarded trophies & medals to winners& runner ups of different games & events besides also awarding jail staff, youth services & sports staff who made important contribution in conducting event successfully.

Earlier on last day of the event, final of volley ball was played after which essay competition was conducted & lastly music/singing competition was held. All the winner & runner up teams in volley ball, chess, carrom, ludo, badminton were awarded with trophies & medals besides winner of essay competition & winner & runner ups of music/singing competition.


DIG Prison Dr Mohd Sultan lone in his address on occasion congratulated Jail staff, inmates & supporting staff of DYSSO Kathua& others for successfully conducting event & for maintaining discipline during event. He further advised inmates to take part in education, music, sports & skill programmes during their stay in jail to make jail life fruitful & less stressful.

Superintendent Jail in his closing address highlighted the importance of sports & other reformative programmes in Jails keeping in view the high percentage of young inmates between age group of 18-35 years & further said that these programmes need to be conducted regularly for inmates reformation & rehabilitation. Both officers thanked Art of Living (NGO) & DYSSO Kathua& hoped that they will continue to support Prison Department for inmates welfare, recreation & skill development.

Others who were present on closing ceremony include Accounts officer DJ KathuaMohdSaleem Lone, Asst. Commandant CRPF Ajit& Art of living youth leader Chmail Singh, DySpSurinder Singh & other officers & officials of District jail Kathua.

In the various competitions organized, Rohit Singh & Team emerged victorious in Volley Ball while Abdul Rashid Mir & Team were Runner-up. In Carrom Board, Pushpinder won while Goldy was Runner-up. In Badminton, Rohit Singh emerged as winner and Mohan Singh was Runner-up. In Ludo, Imran Khan was winner and Gurjeet Singh was Runner-up. In essay-writing competition, Hilal Ahmed Bhat was placed winner. In chess, Girdhari Lal was winner and Ajay Kumar was Runner-Up. CharanDass& Party emerged victorious in Cultural competition while Mandeep Sharma & Party was Runner-up.

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