Imphal, Aug 17,
“Sports Week” organized by the Assam Rifles Singhat Battalion in association with the Presbyterian Youth Fellowship (PYF) since August 16 is being underway at Muallam village in Churachandpur district. The Assam Rifled organized the Sports Week with an effort to build friendly relations with the locals and promote unity, peace and harmony in the region by bringing the different tribes together through the medium of sports.
The Sports week aims to attract the youth towards sports and encourage the talented players to take up sports as a career. It will be concluded on August 22. Sports items like football, volleyball and goal post nets for the various events were provided by the Assam Riffles.
During the week, various events such as Marathon, Long Jump, High Jump, Football and Girls Volleyball are being organised. This year a total of 17 teams from all across the District are participating in various sporting events. The overwhelming participation of teams and huge turnout of spectators during the event has made the event a grand success.