Polytechnic celebrates cultural and literary meet

LAYING, Feb 8: The government polytechnic institute here in Kurung Kumey district is celebrating its Cultural, Literary and Sports Huddle(CLASH).
On Thursday the college week celebration was inaugurated by Sangram ZPM Tamchi Kache. The students have been divided into two houses – Kurung and Kumey.
Addressing the inaugural event, the institute’s principal Taba Tath highlighted the grievances of the institution, such as trespassing, encroachment, boundary wall, bad road condition, etc. He highlighted the importance of the institute and how it will help the area in terms of development. He also urged the public of the area to render support for the betterment of the institute, and advised the students to take active participation and showcase their innate talents during the celebration.
The ZPM in his address suggested to the students that, along with excelling in academics, they should also take interest in extra-curricular activities such as games and sports.
“Through the sports quota students can get jobs in the government sector,” he said, and added that people who are good at games and sports stay physically and mentally fit.
He urged the locals to support the institute to make it one of the best in the state. The ZPM also assured to place the grievances of the institute to the higher authority, and to do his part for the betterment of the students, the staff and the institute.
The opening day of CLASH witnessed a dance performance, and a tug-of-war competition between the students and the public. The three-day extravaganza will end on 10 February.