CEC Feroz Khan congratulates Shahnaz Parveen, Farzana Batool for shining in Asian Sikh Games

    Publish Date: 24 January, 2022

    KARGIL, JANUARY 20, 2022: Chairman and Chief Executive Councillor (CEC), Kargil, Feroz Ahmad Khan today congratulated Shahnaz Parveen daughter of Muhammad Issa from Sankoo Kargil for winning gold medal in the Asian Sikh Games that were recently held at Gurgaon India last month.

    The CEC Khan also congratulated Farzana Batool daughter of Muhammad Baqir from Trespone Kargil for winning a bronze medal in the same game.

    Both the players represented India in the Sikh Asian Games and have made the whole Ladakh region proud at the international level.

    CEC Khan lauded the role of Ladakh Taekwondo Association (LTA) for providing better platform to young and energetic players to excel in Olympic Games like taekwondo and continuing the spree of producing international players from Ladakh.

    He said that sports associations should provide a platform to players at the domestic level so that they can have a better experience before participating at the national and international levels.

    The CEC assured that LAHDC Kargil will always be at the forefront to support the associations that are helping in grooming such talent.

    President, LTA, Gulzar Hussain Munshi while congratulating the winners and their parents said that the association has produced dozens of national, international players adding one of the players has got a government job under the sports quota.

    He urged the UT administration to prioritize the games as per the norms of the Government of India with categorising games as per Olympic, non-Olympic games and indigenous games which will help and motivate the players.

    Meanwhile, General Secretary, LTA, Anayat Ali said that Shahnaz Parveen has been one of the best players of the association and has been selected for World University Games.

    Shahnaz was trained under the guidance of International Coach Master, Atul Pangotra.

    Anayat Ali thanked Pangotra for giving world-class training to Shahnaz and hoped that he will prepare her for the upcoming university games and World University Games.

    Pangotra has trained many international players and recently his para player, Chandeep Singh has won his second silver medal for India in World Para-Taekwondo Championship.