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Indian Army organises Women’s Snow Cricket tournament in Panzgam, Kupwara

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Srinagar: As part of Khelo India initiative, the Indian Army organised a Women’s Snow Cricket tournament in Panzgam village of Kupwara district.

The event witnessed a total of four teams from Kralpora and Meelyal Block. It was a first-of-its-kind event in Kupwara, wherein young girls played cricket on a snowy field, demonstrating the community’s passion for sports. The girls engaged enthusiastically in the game with strong passion.  

Public representatives and locals from the area were present to witness the first-ever winter sports tournament for girls in this area.

Such frequent events conducted by the Indian Army in Kupwara have seen widespread participation of local women. Several initiatives by the Indian Army like establishment of skill development centres and organising competitions in schools to promote participation in extracurricular activities and sports are bringing a positive change. The Indian Army is committed to play a role in encouraging sports amongst local youth.

Aadil Akbar
Aadil Akbar
Special Correspondent (Jammu and Kashmir) - The author is a young journalist working in the field since the past 6 years. He has covered politics and human interest stories including war-like situation the Kashmir valley.


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