'Khelo India Winter Games' ready to organise night skiing in Gulmarg

Video Credit: ANI
Published on February 26, 2021 - Duration: 03:38s

'Khelo India Winter Games' ready to organise night skiing in Gulmarg

JandK government has organised a mesmerising night skiing event in Gulmarg district.

Gulmarg is world famous ski and tourist resort in north Kashmir of JandK.

It will see around 1200 athletes from different parts of the country participating in the second edition of the five-day long 'Khelo India Winter Games'.

This event is advance exercise of 'Khelo India Winter Games' programme that will be started officially on February 26.

It will attract skiing lovers from across the world.

The event is conducted to promote adventure tourism and aimed at engaging the youth in positive and constructive activities.

The games include snowshoe race, ice skating, ice hockey, skiing, nordic skiing, snowboarding, ski mountaineering and ice stock.

The government has planned many cultural programs as part of the event besides setting up stalls of ethnic food and local crafts.

'Khelo India Winter Games' is being organised by the Union Ministry of Youth Affairs And Sports in collaboration with the JandK Sports Council and the Winter Games Association of JandK.

While speaking to media, MoS of Youth Affairs and Sports Ministry, Kiren Rijiju said, "We want to support our young generation for excellence in sports.

We couldn't provide facilities in the past.

We are bringing Khelo India here as the place is naturally gifted to organise winter games."


You are here


๐Ÿ’ก newsR Knowledge: Other News Mentions



Related news from verified sources

The disciplines in Games include alpine skiing, nordic ski, snowboarding, ski mountaineering, ice hockey, and ice skating among others.
on February 26, 2021 • Hindu

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said holding of Khelo India International Games Festival at the famous ski-resort of Gulmarg in north Kashmirโ€™s...
on February 26, 2021 • IndiaTimes

Related videos from verified sources

Bijapur naxal attack: Missing jawan in custody of Naxals, says local journalist 02:43
Video credit: ANI - Published 2 weeks ago 

Amused with mind games of 'MoShah': Derek O'Brien over Nadda's claim to win WB polls 02:13
Video credit: ANI - Published 2 weeks ago 

26th National Thang-Ta Championship 2021 concludes in Manipur 03:40
Video credit: ANI - Published 3 weeks ago 

You might like