Ministry of Tourism organises first snow-marathon in Jammu
Tags: State News
Union Ministry of Tourism in association with Real Sports India in collaboration with local administration, Amazing Bhaderwah Tourism Association (ABTA) organised Snow-Marathon at Bhaderwah, Jammu on 26th February, 2023.
An overview of the news:
The first ever Grand Snow Marathon event was organised to mark the completion of 75 years of India's Independence, G-20 India Presidency, Dekho Apna Desh, Youth Tourism Club and Fit India Movement.
Its objective is to inculcate the spirit of sportsmanship for thrilling sports like snow marathons among travellers and adventure enthusiasts across the country.
Apart from the marathon, several school children, teachers and school/college management were also invited as spectators.
School/college teachers/spokespersons were also informed about formation of youth tourism clubs and promotion of tourism through active participation of youth.
130 runners from across the country participated in the marathon. The marathon started from Guldanda. Runners were given the option of running for distances of 5 km, 10 km and 25 km.
Jammu and Kashmir:
Administrator: Manoj Sinha (Lieutenant Governor)
Lok Sabha Seats: 5
Assembly seats: 83 (recommended by the Delimitation Commission to be increased to 90 and provision of 24 seats has been made for Pakistan Occupied Kashmir which is currently vacant);
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