Sports events underway in Tawang

TAWANG, 15 Mar: Twelve teams from various government schools and KGBVs are participating in sports competitions under the theme ‘Sports for peace and development’, which started here on Monday. It is being held parallel to the ‘Khelo India’ events.

In his inaugural speech, District Sports Officer Tenzin Jambey informed the participants about the objectives behind organizing the competitions.

He said that the sports events are meant for children under 17 years of age. “Through organizing such games and sports events, we can keep our young minds busy in physical activity besides normal school academic schedules,” Jambey said.

The track events began with the 100 metre race for girls, while other activities like football and volleyball will be conducted from Tuesday. (DIPRO)