Sports activities are being promoted in every district even during the winter months.
Recently in district Kupwara Historic Winter Cricket Championship was held.
The final ceremony of Winter Cricket Championship being organized by the Department of youth services and sports District Kupwara in collaboration with the District administration Kupwara culminated at Sports Stadium Galizoo Kupwara yesterday.
The competition was carried out at 4 designated venues viz Galizoo Stadium Kupwara, Sports Stadium Haqaniabad Punzwa, Sports Stadium Pandithpora, Langate and Sports Stadium Chamkoot Karnah.
In the competition, 150 teams had thrown their hats into the ring to be the winner of the competition. Despite cold weather conditions, a huge number of teams took part in the competition. At all the designated venues, the championship was kicked off by the respective DDC members on 9th of December 2023.
The venues had been designed with the view to cater to the needs and aspirations of the sports loving fraternity of the District.
It is for the first time in the history of Kupwara that such a huge number of teams participated with zeal and zest in spite of bone chilling weather.
This all happened under the visionary directions of the District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Ms Ayushi Sudan.