Imphal: Manipur government has taken up steps to project FIFA World Cup final match between Argentina and France on silver screen across the state.
The initiative has been taken up under the advice of chief minister N.Biren Singh, who was also a state reputed soccer player in his youthful days.
As desired, the deputy commissioners of all districts (other than Imphal East and West) are requested to arrange for the public screening of the FIFA World Cup Final Match on December 18 in their district headquarters, additional secretary to chief minister made a circular to all deputy commissioners.
For Imphal East and West a public screening is being arranged at BOAT. Necessary arrangements may be made jointly by the DCs of Imphal East and West in consultation with this office, the circular said.
It said a line of confirmation may be sent to this office by 5 pm of December 16.
Accordingly, the office of the Bishnupur deputy commissioner has persuaded that public screening of FIFA World Cup final match will be arranged at Kyamba Ningshing Sanglen, Bishnupur.
All interested football lovers in Bishnupur district were informed to witness the final match at the screening venue mentioned above.
Manipur chief minister N.Biren Singh posted on his Facebook wall that the government has arranged for screening of the World Cup Final Match to all the districts of Manipur.
He also listed the venue as for all the districts— Imphal East and West at BOAT, for Kangpokpi at conference hall SH-ADC, Tamenglong at Apollo ground, Noney at Longmai Multipurpose Hall, Senapati at Senapati Public Ground, Bishnupur at Kyamba Ningshing Sanglen, Thoubal at Wangjing Kodompokpi Lampak, Okram Lampak, Community Hall and Athokpam Awang Leikai Community Hall, for Jiribam at DC office ground, Pherzawl at Pherzawl Community Hall, Churachandpur at Multipurpose Hall Mini Secretariat Tuibong, Kamjong at Kamjong Town Hall, Chandel at DC office complex lawn and for Ukhrul at District Forest office complex and Langdang Khullen Community Hall.
Biren said, “Let’s take part in the development of Manipur with the inspiration of the discipline, hard work and team work of Football.”
Arrangements are being made to add up sites for screening the match.
Biren enjoyed the semi final match between Argentina and Croatia at BOAT. He is a fan of Argentina team.