Jammu Tawi, November 26
Army conducted a Volleyball Tournament for the local youth of Kishtwar from 18 November to 26 November 2016. The event was to provide a platform to the locals of the area and intended to generate bonhomie amongst far off villages. The tournament was inaugurated by Mr. Diwan Chand, District Sports Officer, Kishtwar on 18 November 2016. 16 teams actively participated in the tournament. The final match of the tournament was played between `DPL Kishtwar’ and `Drabshala A’, today at Chowgan Ground, wherein, `Drabshala A’ were adjudged the winners. Winners and Runner up teams were awarded cash prize in an impressive award ceremony.
The event was attended by large number of locals from Kishtwar region. Winners and Runner up teams were awarded cash prize at an impressive award ceremony attended by people of Kishtwar in large numbers. The participants were encouraged for showing their dogged determination and also to practice and excel in all such events in future. The District Sports Officer, Mr. Diwan Chand and various Civil and Army dignitaries were also present during the function. The audience at the Prize Distribution Ceremony appreciated the efforts of the Army for conducting such an event which goes a long way in ensuring an all round development of the younger generation.