J&K tops medals tally at Khelo India Winter National Games

Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir topped the medals tally in the second edition of the Khelo India Winter National Games.  J&K won 11 gold, 18 silver and 5 bronze medals. The five-day mega sports event which began on the 26th of February concluded in the famous ski resort of Gulmarg in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. The event was e-inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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About the Khelo India Winter National Games:

  • The second edition of the Khelo India winter games is a major step towards making Jammu and Kashmir a hub of the winter games.
  • In the event, more than 1,000 athletes from 27 states and union territories took part.
  • The event was organised by the Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports in collaboration with the J&K Sports Council and the Winter Games Association of Jammu and Kashmir.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir: Manoj Sinha.

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