‘Village Games’ held to promote sports in far off areas

Children playing Carrom during the sports event in Baramulla.

Excelsior Sports Correspondent

BARAMULLA, Dec 24: ‘Village games’ were organized under the aegis of Headquarters 10 Sector Rashtriya Rifles/ Headquarters Counter Insurgency Force (Kilo) to promote sports and games in the remote villages of the district culminated today.
The event was also aimed to aid the youth in unlocking their true potential and competitive spirit, which was conducted across seven villages near Sultanpur Kandi. A total of sixty-two boys and thirty-four girls participated in various games.
The event was conducted to acquaint the children with sports and games ranging from board games to field games and athletics. Informal interactions were also held to inform the children about the scope and benefits of sports and games.
The winners of the events were felicitated and prizes were distributed among the players.