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Khelo India Winter games to be held in Gulmarg

Khelo India Winter games to be held in Gulmarg 

By  Saheli

Gulmarg winter games
Sports minister Kiran Rijiju has announced to  inaugurate  " khelo India " winter games in Jammu&Kashmir. Union Territory of Ladakh will have the inaugural ceremony  of khelo India winter games of this month, followed by a similar event in union territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
  • This event will start from third week of  February and last up to first week of March.
  • This game  will feature an open Ice Hockey championship, figure skating,  speed  skating competition and the competition will be conducted at the block, district and UT levels. 
  • Khelo India  winter games will be held at Kongdori, Gulmarg in four age categories for both boys and girls.  Jammu and Kashmir  was a region formally administered by India  as a state from 1954 to 2019. But in 31st October 2019 it has become a union territory divided into two parts one is  Union Territory of Jammu Kashmir and other is Union Territory of Ladakh.
  • Jammu and Kashmir has two capitals- Srinagar( May to October)
  • Jammu( November to April). Capital of newly formed Union Territory, Ladakh is Leh.  Present governor of Jammu and Kashmir is Girish Chandra Murmu. Present governor of Ladakh is Radha Krishna Mathur.


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