'Ghode Jatra' 2074 observed

'Ghode Jatra' 2074 observed

Right Honorable President Ms. Bidhya Devi Bhandari observed the ‘Ghode Jatra 2074’ amid a spectacular ceremony organized at the Army Pavilion, Tundikhel on March 17, 2018.

Various equestrian skills to include Trick Rider, Taagan and Charger Race, Sword Jump, Show Jump, Tent Peking, Cross Tent Peking, Lance Hit Pack, Lance and Ring, Sword and Apple, Drill Ride, Musical Ride, Vaulting Exercise, Horse Ball, Cross country and Fixed Jump, Hungarian Post and Fire Jump along with the cycle races among others were presented during the function.

Rt. Honorable President Bhandari gave away awards to the winners and runners up of show jump and musical ride competition. Cpl Khildhoj Khadka and Capt Sajjandhoj Thapa stood first and second respectively in the show jump while Capt Madhu Shah and Capt Krishna Basi became first and second respectively in the musical ride competition.

On the same occasion, Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Rajendra Chhetri gave away the prizes to the winners of the Horse Races.

Present on the occasion were Rt. Hon Vice President, Rt. Hon Prime Minister, Rt. Hon Acting Chief Justice, Rt. Hon Chairman of the National Assembly, Rt. Hon Speaker of the house of representative, Hon Ministers, Former Prime ministers, Chiefs of Constitutional bodies, Secretaries of Government of Nepal, Ambassadors of foreign embassies in Kathmandu, heads of sister security organizations, Resident Defense Attaches, retired and serving Generals of NA and media personnel among others.