Manipur hosts Shannaroishingee Numit ‘Players’ Day’

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Imphal (Manipur), Feb 25 (ANI): The Department of Youths Affairs and Sports in Manipur observed Shannaroishingee Numit ‘Players’ Day’ at Khuman Lampak main stadium in Imphal on February 25. This day is observed to recall the State’s historic win of ‘Raja Bhalendra Singh Trophy’ of overall team championship in the 5th National Games held in Manipur in 1999. Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh graced the function, while Youth Affairs and Sports (YAS) Minister Letpao Haoki was present as the functional president. Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister stressed the importance of playgrounds in molding budding young players and promoting them up to the international level. The Chief Minister also said that the government is putting in efforts in mission mode to promote Thang-Ta (armed combat) in the state. The Chief Minister also flagged-off a mass run in connection with the celebration. He also gave away a prize to the maintenance team of Khuman Lampak Sports Complex in recognition of their hard work.

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