KARGIL: Fire & Fury Crops Winter Carnival 2018, 8 finalists from two diff age groups participated in the Final round of Extempore Competition on the topic “Role of Ladakhi youth in Development of Drass Region”. It was heart-warming to see no of young girl participants, participating in this Extempore. In one age Group Nahida Rehman Mir of Bhimbhat judged as the winner of the extempore and in the higher age group Abdul Rahman of Gindiyal adjudged as the winner.
While talking to media the Participants appreciated the efforts of the Indain Army for organizing various events for the encouragement of the youths of this frontier and coldest place of Kargil. It was wonderful to see and hear outpouring of gratitude by all team members and locals towards Indian Army for this wonderful opportunity and initiative in such a severe weather conditions, truly underlying the best of ARMY for AWAM - Shoulder to Shoulder!
Meanwhile the Ice - Hockey tournament as part of the Winter Carnival continued in its second day with much josh and energy in which Himalayan Panthers beat Royal Eagles Goshan B by 4 - 0 and City Blue Beat Royal Eagles Goshan A by 4 - 1. The event moved to its semifinal stage which will be conducted on 30 Jan. Despite of -31-degree Celsius temperature, The Locals of Drass have defied the inclement & severe weather conditions and are turning up in great numbers every day to cheer for their teams and are expected to be in huge numbers as well to cheer their favourite teams.