Archery tourney for charity

Friday, Dec 18, 2020 06:30 [IST]

Last Update: Friday, Dec 18, 2020 01:01 [IST]

Archery tourney for charity

PRITAM LAMA

GEYZING,: Losoong Archery Tourney is underway at Phythang, near Pelliing, in west district. The tournament is organised by Khangchendzonga Motorcycle Club in association with West District Archery Association.
The tournament is a fund-raiser event of Khangchendzonga Motorcycle Club which is engaged in various social and philanthropic activities. The funds generated from the event will used for the upcoming charity events of the club, informed club president Diwash Gurung to SIKKIM EXPRESS.
Khangchendzonga Motorcycle Club regularly organises ‘Ride for Cause’ to support the deprived section of society.
The tournament which started on December 4 will conclude on December 20.  Thursday witnessed a first semi-final clash between Green Tara Gangtok and TAC Namchi. The Gangtok team won the contest and entered the final.
Transport department chairman Basant Tamang, who was present as the chief guest today, lauded the initiative of the club for holding the traditional archery tournament and also appreciated their charity initiatives.   

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