Narendra Modi inaugurated the second Khelo India Winter Games in Gulmarg, on Friday.
27 states and Union Territories are participating in the Games this year.
“This is a step towards making India’s presence felt in the international winter games arena and also make Jammu and Kashmir a hub of winter sports,” Modi said during a virtual address.
Games including alpine skiing, nordic ski, snowboarding, ski mountaineering, ice hockey, and ice skating are a part of the Khelo India games this year.
Sports ministry and the Winter Games Association of Jammu and Kashmir has organised the Khelo India games.
Before the inauguration of the 2nd Khelo India Winter Games 2021, I witnessed the interesting Snow Rugby games at Gulmarg. The youth of Jammu and Kashmir are extremely talented! pic.twitter.com/QeqN1Kidqe— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) February 25, 2021