Exercise UKALI ORALI (Stamina Assessment with Doko Race) for the Survival Nepali Language Course (SNLC) students was conducted by British Gurkhas Pokhara (BGP) on 22nd October 2021 in the traditional 'Doko Race' areas of Bhalam and Dandagaun villages.
The event comprises carrying a Doko of 15kg for both male and female over approximately 6km distance. It is a best effort assessment with a pass time of 50 minutes.
A total of 15 competitors including 13 SNLC students, 2 Brigade Cultural and Language Team instructors and Gurkha Welfare Trust Field Director took part in the event. Lieutenant Frederick Neil Kingdon of The Second Battalion, The Royal Gurkha Rifles won the competition clocking the overall best.