Pulwama, February 17: Government Degree College Kulgam on Monday pipped GDC Pulwama to secure the Inter-College Rolling Kabadi trophy for men here.
GDC Kulgam, continuing their smooth run, defeated GDC Pulwama in the final by a margin of 8 points. Their men scored 62 points while hot team could only sum up 54 points.
A huge gathering had assembled to enjoy the match as the encounter was expected to be a nail-biting one.
Principal Women’s Degree college, Pulwama, Prof Mushtaq Ahmad Lone was the chief guest while Cheif Education Officer, Pulwama, Chowdary Gulzar Hussain was the guest of honour at the occasion.
They distributed prizes among the participants. Lastly,Professor Farooq Ah Andrabi, Principal GDC Pulwama congratulated all the participants in general and winners in particular.
Prof. Andrabi impressed upon the students to actively participate in sports events and stated it would improve their health.
The tournament was hosted by GDC Pulwama with 21 teams taking part. All the matches were presided over by Dr Faisal S Hayyat, PT of the College and Dr. Suhaib A. Bandh, Convenor Sports Board. Parvaiz Ahmad Reshi was the referee for all the matches.
This tournament was part of sports festival for Kashmir Division colleges sponsored by Department of Higher education, Jammu and Kashmir.