Gyalshing, 21st March (IPR): A five day long, 1st District level Inter School Junior Olympic Games 2021, under Sports for Peace and Development, Khelo India 2021, organised by the Department of Sports and Youth Affairs,West , was concluded today at Dentam Public Ground, West Sikkim. Hon’ble Chairman, State Bank of Sikkim, Shri. D.B Gurung chaired the sporting event as the Chief Guest.
The event also saw the presence of Deputy Director, Sports, Ms Nickjey Lamu Bhutia, Retired Joint Director, Sports, HQ, Mr C.L Rai, Zilla Panchayat, Hee-Sangkhu, Mrs Sabitri Thapa, representatives from 36 BN SSB, Gyalshing, concerned officials and public at large .
The Chief Guest in his address mentioned about the main motive of the ‘Khelo India’ and motivated the participating sporting enthusiast to grab the opportunity and put their best efforts for assured success in the field of sports in near future. He also informed about the Hon’ble Chief Minister’s envision of taking the sporting talents of the state towards National and International platform, and in regards to it he extensively motivated all to earn the glory for themselves, the state and country through hardwork, discipline and dedication.
He informed about the ongoing talent hunt in the field of music by the name ‘Sikkim Idol’ by Hamro Varta Television wherein the passionate musicians can avail to the provided platform to showcase their musical talents and measure their efficiency in a progressive manner.
In the final football match of Under-17 Boys played between Khandu Secondary School, Dentam BAC and Kripasalyan Senior Secodary School, Daramdin BAC, after the enthrilling full time with the score of 1:1, the match got presided over by the penalty where in Daramdin BAC emerged victorious.
During the prize distribution ceremony the teams were bestowed with the medals where with a cumulative total of 165 points Dentam BAC lifted up the overall championships trophy of the event.
Earlier, Mr C.L Rai, Retired Joint Director, HQ, Sports, was felicitated along with the letter of appreciation to 36 BN SSB Gyalshing and Jagriti Samaj, Dentam by the Chief Guest.