Imphal: Assam Rifles facilitated construction of a football ground and handed over a fully constructed football ground at Sehlon village in Chandel district under Assam Rifles Civic Action Programme 2020-21 on Sunday.
In continuation to its persistent efforts in upliftment of locals of border villages and considering the passion of the local youths, Assam Rifles provided all necessary assistance in terms of building, landscaping, maintenance of football goal posts and benches for the villagers. With an aim to nurture the sports talent in these far flung areas, this initiative will serve as a platform for all the football aspirants of Sehlon and neighbouring villages.
This will pave a way for all the youths to hone their football skills and later make a mark at regional, state and subsequently national level, the Assam Rifles said.
This effort also lives upto the essence of ‘Ek Bharat Shreshta Bharat’ which aims to enhance interaction and promote mutual understanding between people.