Traditonal Polo in Drass, Ladakh

7 images Created 18 Jul 2011

From a battlefield to a sporting arena, Drass moves beyond the scars of the Kargil war to cheer the Polo match conceptualized by The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group who landed at the high turfs, for a friendly game to prompte tourism in the J&K region. The third season of The Lalit Suri Polo 2011 held at the Vishwanathan Stadium, at an altitude of 3280 meters and the second coldest habitat on earth, witnessed an enlivening & festive atmosphere. The match was cheered by thousands of locals and was accompanied by traditional Surna - a wind instrument and Daman - traditional percussion instument, without which no polo match is complete in Drass
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