The holding of Punjab Youth and Sports Festival aims at providing an opportunity to the youth to exhibit their nature talent and recreational facility for their mental and physical growth to save them from going astray.

MPAs Asad Ullah Arain, Malik Fayyaz Ahmad Awan and DCO Mansoor Qadir stated this while inaugurating the second phase of union council level sports contests of Punjab Youth Festival here local stadium on Saturday. They said that besides seven main games, competitions in weight-lifting, body-building would also be held during the festival. On the occasion, an exhibition Kabaddi match between Pindi Bhattian and Hafizabad teams was held which was won by Pindi Bhattian by one point. Hafizabad team got 38 points while Pindi Bhattian team secured 39 points. The winners were awarded with cash prizes and a trophy by the chief guests.

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