Kho-kho, Mukna for Manipur Olympics held at Tboubal


Imphal: As part of the 2nd Manipur State Olympic Games -2022, which was inaugurated governor, the game of Kho-Kho and Mukna competition was formally inaugurated by MLA O.Surjakumar Singh at Basu ground, Khangabok.

Deputy commissioner A.Subhash Singh, SP Jogeshchandra Haobijam, NE Zone Kho Kho Federation president Rajib Prakash Baruah, ZP member Kh.Rajmohon, Manipur Olympic Association president K.Baruni Singh and vice-president M.Chourajit Singh were present.

Surjakumar said that the game of Kho-Kho is popular in the rural areas especially Khangabok and the adjoining areas. These area produce maximum numbers of players in Manipur for the game. He urged the state government to start functioning of the indoor stadium at Thoubal Kshetri Leikai so that the players from the district can be accommodated.

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Subhash said  the District Olympic Association will  organize the game successfully for the players. He said that the game like Kho-Kho is team game, the players should have discipline and team spirit. The players should co operate with one another. He appealed to the players to follow the rules of the game and play free and fairly. He thanked the education department for providing accommodation to the players. He also urged the organizing committee to keep the schools neat and clean as normal classes will resume when the players leave the school.

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Thirteen teams from different districts are participating in the competition.


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