By our Sports Reporter
GUWAHATI, Aug 29: tiol Sports Day was celebrated in the state with various functions. The main function was held in Guwahati which was jointly organized by the Directorate of the Sports and Youth Welfare and Sports Authority of Assam.
Every year August 29, which is the birthday of the legendary hockey player Dhyanchand, is celebrated as the tiol sports Day. To mark the occasion several events were held at the Sarusajai Sports complex and Md Tayabulla Hockey stadium today. The Vice Chairman of the Sports Authority of Assam Queen Oja, Sanjib Gohain Barua, Secretary (Sports), Government of Assam, Pabitraram Khound, Director, Sports and Youth Welfare and many other top officials of the Sports Department today attended the different functions.
Meanwhile The Sports Forum of University of Science Technology, Meghalaya also celebrated the tiol Sports Day with a daylong program. A marathon competition and felicitation of renowned sports jourlists were organized to mark the day. Manish Deka, the second Everester from Assam who was the Guest of honour in the felicitation function, in a brief speech said, “Physical activities are the integral parts in human life and every one, in any age category, should do some kind of physical activities regularly to keep him fit throughout the year.”