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Archery tournament concludes at Rgyalmothang Sports Stadium Poyen Kargil

Archery tournament concludes at Rgyalmothang Sports Stadium Poyen Kargil

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Kargil: A local archery tournament organized by Horker Archery Club, Poyen concluded the other day at Rgyalmothang Sports Stadium, Poyen, Kargil.

Joint Director, Information, Ladakh; Additional Secretary, Higher Education; Administrator, Municipal Committee, Kargil; Imteeaz Kacho was the chief guest on the occasion while In-charge DYSSO, Kargil Haji Mohammad Yousuf was the guest of honour. Archers and inhabitants of Poyen also attended the event.

The Joint Director, Information lauded the efforts of Horker Archery Club for organizing the tournament and concluding it successfully and appreciated the effort of the teams for their enthusiastic participation despite severe cold.

He said there is no dearth of talent among players of Kargil and urged for their support and encouragement.

Kacho further emphasized that archery is an integral part of Ladakh’s culture, played in almost every corner of the region.

He stressed the importance of preserving such customs and rituals, stating that it is our responsibility to nurture/promote keep them alive.

Horker Archery Club also presented a memorandum of demands to the chief guest, which included essential facilities like a public washroom at Rgyalmothang playfield in Poyen and the need for fencing the playfield.

While replying to the memorandum of demands put forth by the locals, Kacho said the demands within the parameters of Municipality Committee, Kargil would be examined and the needful will be done as per norms within a fixed time-frame.

A total of twenty (20) teams took part in the Archery Tournament out of which T2 Archery and Tumail Colony faced each other in the final contest of Traditional Archery.

T2 Archers earned twenty (26) points and won the tournament while Tumail Colony earned nineteen (19) points and was declared runners-up.

Kacho congratulated both teams for their enthusiastic participation and thanked office bearers of Horker Archery Club for organizing the tournament.

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