Jammu: 19 September 2016, Final of Inter Village Kabaddi League was organised by Army at Chougan Ground, Kishtwar recently. The grand event captivated and enthralled the people of Kishtwar for three days. Total of 16 teams from all parts of the district participated in the event.
District Sports Officer, Kishtwar was the Chief Guest. Representatives of Army, Principal Boys Higher Secondary School and other civil dignitaries also attended the closing ceremony. Team Ashrariya won the match by beating Team Friends Club, Kishtwar. Winner team was given a prize money of rupees 10,000 and runners-up rupees 5,000 in addition to medals.
The competition was organized to promote Kabaddi as a sport in the area. Winner team has been selected for participating in Pir Panjal Kabaddi League scheduled in October 2016. This initiative by the Army was aimed at providing higher platforms to talented players. The impressive closing event was witnessed by approx 250 spectators.
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