Army organised 'Kokernag Mela (Jashn-e-Breng)' for the people of Kokernag and neighbouring areas.
The event marked the culmination of a number of sports and extra-curricular activities conducted by the Army in Anantnag district.
The event was inaugurated by Maj Gen BS Raju, victor force commander. The festival had food corner, carnival games, lucky draw and Kashmiri as well as Sufi music performances by a Kashmiri band.
Various NGOs including Holding Hands and Kashmir Research Institute of Education and Solar Technology (KRIEST) also participated in the event to spread awareness of their work, the statement said.
On this occasion, army distributed sewing machines among needy women, gave away teaching aid items to schools and medical aid items to needy persons.