Kashmiri Art and Culture

IIOJK woman appointed jury member for Asian games

Srinagar: Bilquis Mir, female water sports coach and Kayaking player from Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, has been appointed as a jury member for the upcoming 19th Asian Games to be held in China, starting on the 23rd of this month.

Bilquis, a resident of Khanyar Srinagar, is the first Olympic-level women’s kayaking and canoeing player from the Kashmir Valley.

She is also the Director of Water Sports in occupied Jammu and Kashmir and will be judging hundreds of athletes participating in this sport.

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