In what could be termed as good news for border district Rajouri and motivation for thousands of talented young cricketers of the area, Amaan Zari has been selected for the national under19 cricket team.
He will be part of the team in a four nations cricket tournament starting in Dubai next month.
Officials said the boy is a budding talented cricketer. Son of Aqeel Zaari and Yasmeen Zaari of main town Rajouri, the teenage boy, is a student of 11th class and took cricket training in Irfan Pathan cricket academy Punjab.
Talking to the media, Amaan Zari said that after training in Ifran Pathan cricket academy in Punjab, he performed in a screening test and got selected for the under 19 National Cricket team.
“It was like a dream coming true as I am a boy from far-flung and border district Rajouri and have been selected to represent the nation,” Amaan said.
He added that after being selected for the under 19 National Cricket team, he would be part of this team which will play in four-nation cricket tournaments starting in Dubai next month.
“I am an all-rounder will try my level best to give best in this tournament,” he said.
On being asked, Amaan said that his next dream is to represent the country in the main cricket team and to play with big cricketing guns like Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli.
73rd Republic Day Celebrations Held Across Jammu
On Wednesday, on the 73rd Republic Day of the country, the tricolour flag was proudly hoisted at every square and square of the city. Amid patriotic songs and music in all the squares and streets of the town, people hoisted the tricolour flag paid tribute to the country’s martyrs and saluted the brave soldiers deployed in defence of the borders. On this national festival of Republic Day, after flag hoisting by business organizations in many city areas, Prasad was also distributed among the people by putting up stalls of halwa-puri.
Jammu Mayor Chandramohan Gupta hoisted the tricolour and regional traders at the historic Raghunath Mandir Chowk. Apart from this, the Mayor hoisted the tricolour flag at Shaheed Major Akash Singh Park in his residence area, celebrating Republic Day with people in more than a dozen city areas.
The main program was organized on behalf of the State Bharatiya Janata Party at the party headquarters at Trikuta Nagar, where the state president Ravindra Raina unfurled the tricolour flag along with former Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta and other leaders. Next, former Minister Sat Sharma and other leaders hoisted the tricolour flag in the BJP’s Kachi Cantonment office. Then, in the Chamber House located at Railhead Complex, Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Jammu, President Arun Gupta, and other office bearers and main businessmen unfurled the tricolour flag.
In Jammu’s biggest wholesale grain market Ware House-Nehru Market, the Federation’s head Deepak Gupta and market traders hoisted the tricolour flag. Apart from this, regional corporators in all 75 wards of Jammu Municipal Corporation shared the happiness of Republic Day by hoisting the tricolour flag along with the people of their respective wards.
Lt Governor Manoj Sinha hoists National Flag at Republic Day function
Rapper cop of Jammu and Kashmir awarded by DGP
Jammu and Kashmir Police constable Jeevan Kumar whose rap performance on a television reality show has gone viral and won him praise was awarded by Director General of Police Dilbag Singh on Tuesday night.
The police chief gave a commendation certificate and a reward of Rs 10,000 to the constable.
The police chief congratulated Kumar and his family for his excellent performance and for making the force proud.
Jeevan’s rap song was a tribute to the security forces.
Police officials said rapping is a hobby of the 25-year-old constable hailing from the border belt of Bishnah in Jammu.
Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Jammu Mukesh Singh had shared a video of Kumar singing last year and said the constable was a passionate singer.
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