Inclusion in focus in cricket tournament organised for people with disability in Ganderbal
Sport is known to cut across all barriers and keeping this in mind, a T10 cricket tournament was organised in Ganderbal by an NGO, Hope Disability Centre, to promote inclusion and well-being of people with disabilities.
Ganderbal district administration gave it full support to the match and the main idea behind holding this match was to bring the people with disabilities closer to society and break the stigma associated.
"Our motive is to give the disabled persons some exposure through this inclusive cricket tournament, we do not believe in discrimination, we ensure that disabled people play along with fully-abled players. We believe disabled persons are an equal member of the society and we do not believe in any sort of discrimination," Huzaifa Jan, the organizer of the tournament told ANI.