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Published on Thu, 29 Aug, 2019 Both

CHURACHANDPUR, AUG 28 (DIO): Agriculture, Veterinary & AH Minister Shri V.Hangkhanlian kick-started the 1 st District level Girls’ Badminton Tournament under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao initiative today evening at Community Hall, Hiangtam Lamka here. The Minister also launched SVEEP-EVP &SSR – 2020 video.
Speaking at the occasion, Shri V. Hangkhanlian said that women of the district have fared well in almost all walks of life and the district has produced eminent personalities in every discipline including sport star Smt Mary Kom. Lauding the initiative under BBBP, the Minister urged all concerned to carry on the noble venture of promoting girl child.
Amongst others, the programme was attended by Shri Pawan Yadav, IAS, DC, Churachandpur; Ms Amrita Sinha, SP and other DLOs. Presentation of BBBP theme song by Christina Shakum with Happy Heart Children choir, a testimonial by Ms Florence Baite, recipient of PIGEC scholarship and performance by Jeffrey Ngurte marked the tournament’s opening ceremony.
The tournament will wind up on September 2.