U-17 FC Imphal City team leaves Imphal


Pothashang News Service: Imphal,  September 20, 2018: Works minister and Manipur government spokesperson Thongam Biswajit Singh today flagged off a 20-member FC Imphal City team at Kangla gate for the 16th Administrator’s Challenge Cup All India Football Tournament U-17 (Boys) – 2018, youth affairs and sports, Chandigarh.

The tournament will be played from 21st September to 30th September.

Biswajit said the approval for establishment of a sports university in the state is the Centre’s acknowledgement of the state sportspersons’ performances, talents and activities.

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“The present government at the Centre has acknowledged the performance of the sports persons of the state. The coming of the university in the state is the fruit of the sportspersons’ hard-work,” said the minister.

Sports and culture identify our state to the outside world, he said adding that the present government in the state has been supporting and encouraging sportspersons and will continue to do so.

The government spokesperson also said the Manipur Mob Violence Control and Prohibition Bill will be implemented as an ordinance and efforts will be put to pass it as an Act at the earliest. The ordinance will not only help in containing communal hatred and mob violence but will also show the existence of the law of land, he said.


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