Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police (JKP) will host the 61st All India Police Hockey Championship at Jammu from December 7.
     
Arrangements for the eight-day championship were discussed at a senior police officers meeting chaired by ADGP Armed K Rajendra Kumar held at Armed Police Headquarters Jammu, a spokesman said.

Rajendra disclosed that 26 teams representing different states and Central police organizations of the country would take part in the tournament.
 
He said JKP has organized various national sporting events earlier in different disciplines including All India Police Football Championship, All India Police Wrestling Cluster and National Athletic Meet.

All these national championships are held under the aegis of All India Police Sports Control Board, he added.

Besides national level championships, the organization has been organizing a series of sporting activities in different parts of the state within and outside the department to promote sports culture.

The ADGP stressed upon the officers to work in close co-ordination and utilize past experience for making the championship a success.

(Agencies)

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