KHONSA: The 3rd edition of the constituency-level Martyr Hangpan Dada Memorial Football and Volleyball Trophy for both men and women began at Nehru Stadium here in Tirap district on Sunday.
Addressing at the inaugural ceremony, ADC i/c. Hakresha Kri urged the under 18 participants and the youths of Tirap as a whole, to abstain from use of drugs and other intoxicating substances and channelize their youthful energy in a positive way as youths are the nation’s builder.
He advised the sportspersons to avail the five per cent job reservation in various departments, and assured all possible help to Dada’s family and children from the district administration.
Chasen Dada, wife of the martyr, who was Guest of honour on the occasion expressed appreciation for the state government for renaming the CM’s Trophy as Martyr Hangpan Dada Memorial Trophy to commemorate his sacrifice for the country.
Earlier, Khonsa DSO (Sports), Noah Mongku highlighted about the conducting 3rd Martyr Hangpan Dada Memorial Trophy for constituency level, he added that 54th Deomali – Namsang A/C constituency level is being conducted n Deomali ground itself and rest constituencies viz 55, 56 and 57 will be played at Khonsa Nehru Stadium.
In the opening football matches of the 56th Khonsa East Constituency, 1st match n football Chinkoi FC beat Boakfam FC by 3-1. In the volleyball opening matches,
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