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KHELO INDIA NATIONAL WINTER GAMES

The second edition of the Khelo India National Winter Games to be inaugurated on February 26. Details:

  • The Games will be held from 26th February to 2nd March, 2021 in Gulmarg, Jammu & Kashmir.
  • The event has been organised by the Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, in collaboration with the J&K Sports Council and the Winter Games Association of J&K.
  • The sports activities will include alpine skiing, nordic ski, snowboarding, ski mountaineering, ice hockey, ice skating, ice stock, etc
  • 27 States, Union Territories and Boards are sending their teams to participate in the games.
  • Khelo India is a national sports development programme launched by the government in a bid to revive the sports culture in India at the grassroots level, thereby turning India into a sporting nation.

SOURCE: PIB,THE HINDU

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