SSB winter sports meet began at Assam’s Mangaldai

From Mayukh Goswami

Mangaldai  : The winter sports meet -2020 of SSB , 37 Battalion (Bn) has begun in its battalion head quarters at Bezpara near here . The meet which aimed at the physical and mental development of the  jawans of all the companies has been launched on Tuesday by Chance Keishing , DIG SHQ SSB Bezpara ceremonially by lighting ‘Diya’in presence of  Joy Gopal Namasudra , Commanding Officer of SSB 37Bn, other senior officials of the said Bn besides senior officials of  23 Bn and 61 Bn of SSB  . In his inaugural speech, DIG Keishing highlighted the importance of practicing games and sports by defence people . The meet which  covers

various outdoor and indoor sporting events  including Football , Volleyball, Cricket, Badminton , Tug-of –war  in addition to athletics will continue till December 31 next . Altogether over one hundred jawans of seven different companies of the battalion have already confirmed their participation in the meet

 Opening ceremony was also marked by presentation of traditional cultural programmes by different ethnic groups like Assamese , Boro , Nepali etc. 

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