Drass Winter Carnival-2022 commences

KARGIL: Drass Winter Carnival-2022 commenced on Thursday with Ice Hockey competition, here today with an endeavour to motivate the students and youth of rural areas towards sports.

The competition is being conducted by Drass Brigade under the aegis of Fire and Fury Corps as well as Forever in Ops Division with an aim to promote local talent in this Winter Sport.

The inaugural match was played between Himalayan Hawks and Tiger Hill Goshan, here today and the final match will be played on March 2, while the league matches of said tournament will culminate on February 28.

A total of nine teams of Drass town are participating in the said event. The teams will compete with each other through a seeding system in a knockout tournament. Ice Hockey, being a popular sport in Ladakh region is expected to bring about maximum participation from the local populace as well as large crowds is expected to witness the event.

Events like Archery, singing and painting are the part of Drass Winter Carnival which is being appreciated by the locals. They also presented gratitude to the Army for organising such events.



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