Friday, Feb 19, 2021 08:30 [IST]
Last Update: Friday, Feb 19, 2021 02:49 [IST]
GANGTOK,: A block-level Inter-School Junior Olympic Games under ‘Sports for peace and development 2020-2021’ for under-14 and u-17 boys and girls started today at Samdong senior secondary school ground in East Sikkim.
The sports meet has athletic events, archery, boxing, badminton, football, karate, taekwondo and table tennis.
The event was organized by Sports & Youth Affairs department, Rakdong Tintek BAC in collaboration with Rural Development department under GPDP Fund.
Tumin-Lingee SKM in-charge Samdup Bhutia was present as the chief guest along with Rakdong Tintek panchayat president Tika Maya Pandey, Samdong SSS principal M.L. Koirala, Dikchu SSS principal Santosh Kumar Chettri, Sports AD Y.N. Sapkota, panchayat members from different wards and officials.
The chief guest, in his speech, appreciated the event organized for the students and urged all to have a sportsman spirit.