NE Olympic games medal winners feted

KHONSA, Nov 23: The Sports and Youth Affairs department on Wednesday felicitated all the medal winners of Tirap district who participated in the second North East Olympic Games at Shillong in Meghalaya.

Tirap DC Taro Mize graced the event along with DSO Noah Mongku, Yum Pangku, President Tirap Olympic Association, S Bangsia, Chairman Care Me Home, Bimal Thapa, coach, representatives from Ollo Students Union, medalists and parents.

The even was held from November 10 to 16 last in which, players from the district representing Arunachal Pradesh won 7 medals including, five gold, one silver and bronze each.

The entire medalists were awarded with cash by the DC and the district Sports and Youths Affairs department.

Addressing the gathering, the DC requested the players to stay away from unsocial activities like drugs, alcohol and opium.

He said that players should work hard and even represent in national and international level too.

The DC added that the district administration is ready to support the players who excel in sports and bring laurel to the district in particular and state and nation as a whole (DIPRO)

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