Monday, March 27

Winter Sports Activities by Indian Army Commence in Drass Kargil


Kargil: In Ladakh, as part of ‘sadhbhavna’ initiative by Indian Army in the Union Territory of Ladakh, ‘Forever in Operations’ Regional Ice Hockey Tournament and Archery competition 2023 was organised at Bimbat, Drass in collaboration with the civil administration.

This eagerly awaited sporting event was going on from 22nd of February 2023, in extreme sub-zero temperature conditions. Twelve men and three women Ice Hockey teams are participating along with 10 Archery Teams with 100 Archers from the villages of Drass.


Matches are going on daily from 22nd of February and the local population are coming to witness the matches in huge numbers, Despite of extreme cold temperature.

Conveying their gratitude through their enthusiasm, one spectator from Goshan Gulzar Ahmad said that the event is like a winter fest for the people of this cold arid area which energises the Youths to play for a goal.

Mohammad Amin Polo one of the Sports promoter of Ladakh, said that its Indian Army which is always helping youths of Drass to love such games like Ice Hockey, Horse Polo and Archery and still Drass has two months for winter activities and the Snow games will continue after these events.

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