KPL- VIII- An Initiative by Kashmiri Community


@ Vikas Sharma | Sr Journalist

Gurugram: Kashyap Kashmir Sabha, Gurugram is a 24 year old nonprofit organization serving Kashmiri Pandit community living in Gurugram by delivering multi-dimensional activities and projects in promoting Kashmiri Pandit Culture, Language and its Heritage, basic Education to the deprived section of community, support Women Empowerment and Skill Development of Youth to name a few.

Kashmir Premier League, KPL is one of those annual events, which has gained huge popularity not only in India but globally and this year KKS is celebrating its 8th Edition and has grown big this year as 36 Teams from across India are participating in this extravaganza. KPL is organizing a Press Conference at PRESS CLUB, Rafi Marg, New Delhi on 14th October 2019, 4:30 PM onwards.

KPL- VIII is being hosted by Sh. Lokesh Bhan (President, KKS Gurugram), Sh. Ajay Pandita (Vice-President), Sh. Vinod K. Pandita (General Secretary).

Mr. Sanjay Razdan a Motor sport enthusiast and Sh. Hector Ravinder Dutt, Joint Director of Suraj Group of Schools, will join us at the press conference. He is an Educationist, Social Worker, Disability Rights Activist, CEO of Wheelchair Cricket Team, Chairman of Asian Sports Kick Boxing Association, Vice Chairman-Indian Deaf Cricket Association, General Secretary-Association of Special Educators and Allied Professionals.

The core objective of KPL is to promote good health and inculcate fitness and team spirit among young and women folk. Kashmiri Pandits are displaced for almost 30 years now and such events and multi-dimensional cultural programs are keeping this community bound together like glue. KPL is inspiring this KP community for many reasons and this is giving KKS an opportunity to serve community in many ways.

Kashyap Kashmir Sabha, Gurgaon is dedicating KPL-VIII to support “ FIT INDIA MOVEMENT ”recently initiated by honorable Prime Minister, Sh. Narendra Modi, who is inspiring Nation for staying fit and healthy. There are teams from Jammu, Srinagar, Chandigarh, Gurugram, Delhi, Rajasthan and almost 540 team players will be playing on 18th, 19th and 20th October 2019 on 18 grounds of TERI, Wisteria, Brahma to name few.

The inaugural ceremony is scheduled at TERI Ground on 18th October 2019 at 09:30 AM and the chief guest will be a VIP who will grace this ceremony along with many dignitaries and stalwarts of Kasmiri Pandit community.

Cultural Program, which is an annual ritual of KKS, Gurgaon is scheduled on 19th October 2019 at Apparel House, Sector-44 Gurugram. Kashmiri Pandit artists from across the country are coming to perform on this evening with light and sound show, Kashmiri songs and melodious music. Union Minister, Smt. Smriti Irani has agreed to grace this occasion.


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