Army conducts body building competition

SRINAGAR: As its initiatives towards encouragement of youth and development of sporting culture, the annual body building competition “Mr Baramulla 2015” was conducted at Sherwani hall by 46 RR RR Bn at Baramulla under the aegis of Chinar corps. The event was conducted in joint collaboration with J & K body builders association, a hand out issued by army said.
Shamim Ahmed of Sopore stood as the winner and Mohsin Ahmed of Kreeri stood as the runners up.
The event witnessed participation of youth from various places like Uri, Pattan, Rafiabad, Sopore, Boniyar and Baramulla. The competition which was divided into nine different weight categories saw the youth fight for the coveted title of “Mr Baramulla”. After tough four rounds,
The participants got an overwhelming response from the audience of around 350 youth which included various dignitaries from both civil and army.
Speaking on the occasion, Maj Gen Raj Shukla, GOC Dagger division who was the chief guest on the occasion expressed the importance of physical fitness in today’s world and reiterated Army’s commitment to developing a robust sporting culture in Kashmir valley.