Sport can unite people and communities: Chief Minister – The Sangai Express

sports photoImphal, Nov 5 (DIPR) Chief Minister N Biren Singh has said that sport can unite people and communities because it has no religion, caste and creed. This was stated by him at the closing ceremony of the 13th Jadonang Memorial Football Tournament held today at the Main Stadium, Khuman Lampak Imphal. Speaking at the meeting, N Biren Singh said: “We must pay our respects to our great ancestors who sacrificed their lives for the country and must not forget their selfless sacrifices. Recognizing the courage of Rani Gaidinliu, the Center, under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi commissioned a ship named Rani Gaidinliu to develop memorial parks in the name of the state’s freedom fighters, he added.Noting that there is a strong sports movement in the state, N Biren said the Astroturf government developing soccer fields in Tamenglong, 21 playgrounds in Tamei area, 3 fields in Oklong, Senapati among others Minister of Tribal Affairs and Hills Letpao Haokip, Minister of Water Resources Awangbow Newmai, Minister of Social Welfare Heikham Dingo, Chairman Hill Areas Committee Dinganglung Gangmei, MLA’s Khumukcham Joykishan, Janghemlung Panmei and others attended the function. Earlier in the day, the Chief Minister also inspected the construction works of Amusement Works at Thenggu Chingjin

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