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Inter-Departmental Football Tournament 2020 from Jan 4

GANGTOK,: The Inter-Departmental Football Tournament 2020 is scheduled to kick-off from January 4 here at Paljor Stadium. The tournament, organised annually by Boys Club, Gangtok is in its seventh edition.

Registration forms are being collected by the interested departments.

The organisers inform that the registration forms are to be submitted to the organising committee on December 24 at Paljor Stadium. Fixture will be drawn on December 26.

As per the rules framed by the organising committee, only government employees – regular, casual or those hired under ‘one family, one job’ scheme – are eligible to play for their respective departments in the tournament.

The matches would be played on weekends – Saturdays and Sundays, both being government holidays and also on notified government holidays. This is being done so that government works are not hampered and people do not have to face problems during office hours.

Four matches of 70 minutes duration each would be played on a day.

The tournament could not be held in 2019 owing to Assembly elections.

Sikkim at a Glance

  • Area: 7096 Sq Kms
  • Capital: Gangtok
  • Altitude: 5,840 ft
  • Population: 6.10 Lakhs
  • Topography: Hilly terrain elevation from 600 to over 28,509 ft above sea level
  • Climate:
  • Summer: Min- 13°C - Max 21°C
  • Winter: Min- 0.48°C - Max 13°C
  • Rainfall: 325 cms per annum
  • Language Spoken: Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Tibetan, English, Hindi