Sopore : Battalion under the aegis of Watlab Garrison, conducted ‘District Level Junior Kick Boxing Competition’ in co-ordination with ‘District Kick Boxing Association’ Baramulla. A total of 220 students from all over the district took part in this event. The competition was conducted from 29th to 31st July 2017.
The closing ceremony was conducted on 31st July wherein Commander Watlab Garrison felicitated the individual and team winners. He also addressed the participants and encouraged them to strive hard to achieve excellence in the sport. The team of Shah-I-Hamadan, AGS Sopore, and Ali Sports Academy stood first second & third respectively in the overall championship.
The locals were elated by the efforts made by Army to organize such an event to promote talent at the grass root level. They said that the help given by the Army, will encourage the kids to invest their energy into excelling in these sports and will prevent them from being attracted towards nefarious activities which would be of no avail.
2015 Kashmir Despatch