1st Changlang district Badminton championship begins

August 15, 2019


The first Changlang District Badminton Championship has been underway at Jairampur in Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh along the Indo-Myanmar international border.

The inaugural ceremony of the tournament was attended by a host of dignitaries from across the district.

The dignitaries included Somlung Mossang, MLA of 49 Bordumsa Diyun constituency, Laisam Simai, incumbent MLA of Jairampur; Manish Sharma, Commandment of 13 Assam Rifles and SS Chowdhury, additional deputy commissioner of Jairampur.

The championship, being played at Terit Nagar-based Multipurpose Hall in Jairapmur, was inaugurated by MLA Somlung Mossang.

The tournament has been participated by players from Bordumsa, Miao, Kharsang, Jairampur, Changlang, Nampong and Manmao.

Lauding the efforts of Laisam Simai, the local MLA, who has been the president of the Changlang District Badminton Association, Mossang said youth of the society are instrumental in bringing about social change.

Simai, the president of the organizing committee and Commandant Sharma also spoke on the occasion and encouraged the participants.

The winners of the tournament might be selected for the state level Dorjee Khandu Badminton Tournament slated to be held at the state capital, Itanagar from 9th to 11 September 9 to September 11, 2019.

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