Sports meet for TCL districts gets underway

LONGDING, Oct 12: A sports meet (football and volleyball) organized especially for Tirap, Changlang and Longding (TCL) districts got underway here on Friday.
Teams from all the three districts, except the women team from Changlang, are participating in the three days football and volleyball tournaments.
Longding Deputy Commissioner VS Malik, who declared the tournament open, lauded the initiatives taken up by the department of Education and District Sport Authority for the youths of TCL.
He urged the players to maintain discipline throughout the tournament, and emphasized the need for organizing such tournaments from time to time.
Longding DDSE Mongol Taki said such sports events not only help develop a sense of oneness amongst the youths but also encourage them towards games and sports.
The inaugural football match was played between Tirap and Longding, which ended in 1-1 draw.
Longding SP Rohit Meena, HoDs, public leaders and students were present during the opening ceremony. DIPRO