‘Bhatta’ competition organised in LoC village

‘Bhatta’ competition organised in LoC village

Aimed at promoting local culture of Rajouri district, the Indian army organised a local stone lifting competition in village Niaka located close to Line of Control in Tarkundi sector.

This sport is locally called "Bhatta" and competitors have to lift cuboid stones.

The competition generated a lot of enthusiasm and saw good attendance. The prize winners in the 100 kg event were 25-year old Mohammad Shakeel Ahmed, 23-year old Mohammad Farooq and 22-year old Shokat Ali, who stood first, second and third respectively.

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