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Dr. Baljinder Kour Elected First woman President of Jammu and Kashmir UT Kho Kho Association

Jammu, 24-02-2024: Jammu and Kashmir UT Association proudly announces its State Body Election and Annual General Meeting ( AGM), marking a significant milestone in the governance and development of Kho -Kho game within our UT in an Annual General Meeting held at Amar Singh Club Jammu today.

Following a rigorous and transparent election process, a new body of leaders has been democratically elected to steer the association forward. The newly appointed officials bring with them a wealth of experience, expertise, and a shared commitment to advancing the sport of Kho Kho to greater heights. The newly elected state Kho-Kho body comprised Dr. Balinder Kour as President, Er. Nirmaljit Singh as Sr. Vice President, Vice-Presidents: S. Manender Singh Bawa, Mohd. Maqbool Sofi, Sh. Krishan Singh , Joint Secretaries: Sh. Dinesh Gupta, Mohd. Ayoub Parray, Mohammed Shafi Qureshi, Tarmeet Kour, Hony  General Secretary: S. Arminder Pal Singh Treasurer: Sh . Pankaj Malhotra, executive members are Gurmeet Singh, Manjeet Singh, Sh. Dhiraj Sharma, Sh. Mushtaq Ahmed Khan and Gulzar Ahmed Ahanger.

The association also extends its heartfelt appreciation to the outgoing team, led by Dr. Manmeet Singh Leadership who has served with dedication and distinction for over 13 years and the association has witnessed remarkable growth and achievements, leaving behind a legacy of excellence and innovation.

During the AGM, stakeholders, including players, coaches, administrators, and supporters convened to deliberate on pertinent issues facing the Kho Kho community. Engaging discussions were held , focusing on strategies to enhance grassroots participation, optimize, and foster a culture of inclusivity and diversity within the sport.

The Jammu and Kashmir UT Kho Kho association expresses its gratitude to all participants for their active involvement and valuable contributions towards shaping the future direction of Kho Kho in our UT. With a renewed sense of purpose and unity, the association is poised to embark on an exciting journey of growth, innovation, and excellence under the stewardship of the newly elected Dr. Baljinder Kour leadership.

Dr. Baljinder Kour newly elected president thanked the association and assured that the newly elected leadership is committed to working tirelessly in collaboration with all stakeholders to realise the full potential of Kho Kho and elevate its prominence on the regional, national, and international stages.

The association expresses its gratitude to Ms. Anshuja Tak for her role as the returning officer and acknowledges the contributions of  Sh. Satyaveer Malik, Sh. Subash Dogra Retd. DIG as observers from Kho Kho Federation of India, Vikas Gupta observer Jammu and Kashmir Olympic Association for their roles in smoothly conducting the newly  State kho kho body for a term of four years. 

 The association appreciated the S. Bhupinder Singh Tirthi Founder of JKKKA and National Coach for its dedication and selfless service for the promotion of kho kho as a founder at UT, National and International Level. Its noteworthy that During his tenure, six international players and four international officials represented the JKUT in the National and International levels and two players also participated in the Ultimate Kho-Kho League.

A  token of love from the association in the presence of S. Bhupinder Singh Founder Kho Kho association and National Coach were presented to the returning officer, observers, outgoing Kho Kho team and newly elected State Kho Kho body. 






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