Torn between the Indian government and separatist movement leaders, Kashmir often presents us with news of death and dismay. However, a recent event held at sports conclave in J&K will paint a picture of happiness for you. With a gathering of 6000 youths, the event included speeches from different dignitaries like Home Minister Rajnath Singh and CM Mehbooba Mufti. Alongside, accomplished youths from the state in the field of sports were also felicitated by our Home Minister. Amidst this, a video of a Kashmiri girl clicking a selfie captured the attention of the netizens.
Tajamul Islam is the young star of Kashmir who won International Kickboxing Championship in 2016. This 9-year-old sportsperson was all gleeful on stage during receiving her award.
Her innocence and sweetness were apparent when she went on to hug Rajnath Singh.
Following that she received the award from Mehbooba Mufti and whispered something in the ears of the Home Minister. At that time, no one was sure what she said.
Then she pulled out her phone to take a selfie with the dignitaries. In the video, it could be heard that the applauding in the stadium instantly increased as the crowd cheered on.
Before we share how the Twitterati reacted on the viral video of this Kashmiri girl, watch it here:
Kashmiri girl Tajamul Islam, who won the 2016 World Kickboxing Championship hugs Home Minister Rajnath Singh and then clicks a selfie with him & CM Mehbooba Mufti at the J&K Sports Conclave in Srinagar where 6000 youth gathered.👍#Srinagar #Kashmir@AdityaRajKaul @gauravcsawant pic.twitter.com/fK7v1NSmdQ
— Mauseen Khan (@mauseen_khan) June 7, 2018
The netizens were completely overwhelmed with emotion. They couldn’t stop praising this little girl. While some commented on her innocence, others pointed out the fact that she asked for permission before taking the selfie. It also attracted a Tweet from J&K’s former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah. Here’s what he wrote:
Sweet kid 😊. Here’s wishing her more success. https://t.co/FTzRwFlvjd
— Omar Abdullah (@OmarAbdullah) June 7, 2018
In short, they are full of praises. Here are some of the tweets that will give you the glimpse of the same:
I used to eat mud at that age…. Look at that girl… So confident… Love her attitude
— Anarchist (@mishra_hemuguru) June 7, 2018
What a heart-warming gesture by the girl. She is true representative of Kashmir & its hospitality. May she wins many more championships & makes us all proud!
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— Jinit Jain (@jinitjain08) June 7, 2018
Soo adorable, so much enthusiasm for a happy successful life, seems very confident👍✌👌👌👌
— I’mJaideepBadadhe🇮 (@BadadheJaideep) June 7, 2018
This is wonderful yet this news never makes a headline. Congratulations to Tajamul Islam.
— Dhruti Patel (@dpgreets) June 7, 2018
Such youth can be an idol to the kashmir youth who have turned to be a Stone peltier destructiing their own future which is bright only in india
— INDIAN FINN BALOR 😘 (@namogandhi) June 7, 2018
Let’s give you a peek of the event through images starting with Rajnath Singh addressing the youths. He was on a two-day tour to review the security situation of the state.
Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti takes the stage to address the crowd.
Sportsperson being felicitated by the Home Minister.
Dignitaries gathered at the event.
What are your thoughts on the video?