England and US to gallop in Polo on statehood
The second State Hood Day Manipur Women’s Polo Tournament will begin tomorrow at the Mapal Kangjeibung, the ground where polo was originated with the participation of teams from USA and England.
The tournament is to be organised by All Manipur Polo Association under the aegis of state’s Directorate of Tourism till January 27 the day Manipur got statehood in 1972.
Asok Kumar secretary, Manipur tourism said, the tournament will be participated by United States Polo Association from USA and Hurlingham Polo Association of England will take part besides a team representing India and a team from Manipur.
“This tournament is a good opportunity for promotion of tourism in Manipur. Polo is going to give a wonderful event game based tourism in the state as we have experienced in the the Sangai International Polo series”, said Kumar.
DGP Manipur LM Khaute, IPS will inaugurate the tournament.