Srinagar 6 April (KNB): Jammu and Kashmir Government on Tuesday temporarily suspended the indoor sports activities keeping in view the rising Covid19 cases.
Order copy said that the decision has been taken after the closure of schools for students in J&K by the order of the Department of Disaster Management Relief Rehabilitation and Reconstruction on April 4 after a spike in Covid cases.
It added, “Similarly the likelihood of young sportspersons getting infected and transmitting infection while playing close contact sports has also increased due to the recent spike in the number of infections.”
“All close contact sports like Boxing, Wrestling, Judo Karate, Kabaddi, Kho-Kho, Thanga Ta, Taekwondo, Wushu and any other sports of similar character shall remain temporarily suspended till further orders,” reads the order.
However, it further added that all other outdoor sports activities shall be conducted after following necessary SOPs as detailed in the circular instructions issued by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India, dated 29-01-21. (KNB)