Army conducts sports festival at Kalakot

Players in action during sports festival in Kalakot.

RAJOURI: In the series of efforts towards promoting sportsmanship and to find potential candidates for evaluation under sports quota, the Indian Army is conducting a ‘Sports Festival’. The event is being organised at Kalakot in Rajouri district for the youth of the region from September 25 to 28.
The aim of conducting this Sports Festival is to channelise the energy of the youth in a positive direction, enhance sportsmanship and boost competitive skill. The atmosphere on the inaugural day of the competition was electrifying as players and supporters cheered with zeal and vigour. The tournament is witnessing large number of spectators of the Kalakot region.
Conduct of such type of sports events will definitely bring confidence in the players to participate in games organised at District /State level. Speaking on the occasion, civil dignitaries who were present on the occasion, exhorted the youth to take such opportunities to showcase their sporting skill and continue to participate in such events with an aim to aid in nation building.