A three day long State Level Inter Club Archery Competition organised by 40 Assam Rifles of Headquarters 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (S) from 30 Jan 2016 came to end on 01 Feb 2016. The event was conducted for three categories on the basis of open scoring for Recurve, Compound and Indian Round. Altogether, 52 archers from 14 teams registered under Manipur Archery Association, including Assam Rifles Archery Team participated in the competition. Individual as well as teams took active participation during the same. Sports Authority of India Regional Centre (SAIRC) won the championship while Yaiskul Athletic Club (YAC) finished as runner up.
Major General VS Sreenivas, VSM **, IG, Assam Rifles (South) and Brigadier V T Mathew, Commander 9 Sector Assam Rifles witnessed the final matches. They distributed medals to the individual players and Championship Trophy to the Winner Team. During the interaction, Major General VS Sreenivas, VSM** highlighted the support and cooperation extended by Assam Rifles and assured maximum possible help and support for rich sports culture of Manipur. Commandant 40 Assam Rifles also present during the event.
It was a befitting example of civil military cooperation. Such efforts will go a long way in building a friendly relationship between security force and local populace and ushering an era of lasting peace through uplifting of sports spirit in the youth. The effort was appreciated by one and all.