Indian Army organises first-ever Machhal Athletics Meet
Srinagar: Indian Army organised the first-ever Machhal Athletics Meet for the youth of Machhal Bowl.
“The athletic meet was conducted at Machhal village playground for a duration of three days and witnessed participation from each village,” said PRO (Defence) Srinagar.
“The event was an endeavor under Project Sadhbavna to inspire the youth of Machhal bowl to take up athletics as a sport and identify their prowess. Students of Machhal High School, Dapbal High School and Pushwari Middle school participated in large numbers in both track and field events,” the PRO said.
“The girls also participated in the track events. The inter-school competition was enjoyed by everyone and villagers came in large numbers to witness the school meet,” he said.
“The winners and runner-ups in each event were awarded medals. The children enjoyed and participated in each event wholeheartedly,” he added.