SAI win over Karate championship

SEPPA, Dec 18: The SAI’s special area game centre in Naharlagun won the overall championship title with 8 gold, 6 silver and 5 bronze medals in the 24th Cadet, Junior and U- 21 AKA State Level Karate Championship, which concluded here in East Kameng district on Tuesday.
Upper Subansiri bagged 8 gold, 4 silver and 9 bronze medals to finish first runners up while East Kameng with 5 gold, 6 silver and 8 bronze came third.
East Kameng SP Piyush Fulgeli and RWD EE Sangkoli Cheda of Chayang Tajo division attended the closing function.
Around 250 karatekas and 30 officials from various districts took part in the championship.
East Siang, Lohit, Namsai, Tirap, Changlang, Anjaw could not take part in it due to massive protest in Assam over the amended Citizenship Act.
The championship was conducted under the supervision of Arunachal Karate-Do Association working president Bulang Marik and general secretary S Deben Sharma, treasurer Tai Hipik and vice president Charu Tatung.