J and K: Indian Army conducts cross country ch'ship in Ramban
(3 months ago)
Ramban (Jammu and Kashmir) , Mar 13 : In an ongoing effort by Indian Army under 'Sadhabhavana', a cross country championship was organised in collaboration with Youth Council of Ramban.
People of Ramban and adjoining areas witnessed the event of cross country championship from Government High School, Kanga to District Police Line, Ramban. Students of school, colleges and local youths actively participated in the event.
The competition's aim was to identify skillful athletes and to promote a sense of physical fitness.
The championship was conducted in two categories- under 20 and above 20. The winners, runners-up and the next seven positions were presented with the trophy, cash prize and medals under both categories.
The event was a huge success where a crowd of almost thousand spectators cheered for approximately 500 participants in both the categories. Many civil and military dignitaries were also present amongst the prominent.
The competition started with great enthusiasm from the local population. The participants and the locals expressed their deep gratitude to the army for the conduct of such an event.