December 03: Kargil police organized a Horse Polo Tournament which was inaugurated by SP Kargil Dr. Vinod Kumar-IPS at Khree Sultan Cho Sports Stadium Biamathang Kargil, today.
The two day tournament witnessed participation of four Horse Polo teams viz Himalayan Sports Club, Shina Drass, Tohir Polo Club and Polo Club Drass from District Kargil and will conclude tomorrow.
Speaking on the occasion SP Kargil Dr. Vinod Kumar said Horse Polo is a heritage game of Ladakh and we aim to preserve and promote it. He said with such an initiative we hope to maintain traditional value of this game in the hearts of people, especially younger generation of the district Kargil. He said that the objective of organizing such events is to bridge gap between police and public, besides channelizing the energy of youth towards sports and constructive activities.
On the occasion, Dy.SP Hqrs. Kargil, Dy.SP DAR Kargil, Sr. Prosecuting Officer Kargil, DySP Traffic Ladakh, EO MC Kargil District Agriculture Officer Kargil, DSWO Kargil, Chief Engineer NHPC, Divisional Engineer BSNL Kargil and other officers were present.