The two-day Dima Hasao district inter school tournament began on Thursday at NL Daulagupu Sports Complex in Haflong.
The inter school tournament includes the events of athletics, volleyball, basketball, khokho, table tennis and badminton for both boys and girls. A large number of students from various school of the district through eight zones are participating in the tournament.
Hyder Ali Rymbai, veteran sportsperson of the district explained about the word ‘Sports’ and encouraged the participants to equip themselves to become successful sportsman in future.
ST James Hrangkhol dwelt at length about the gradual advancement of sports activities in the district in terms of quality and quantity. During the programme, various sports persons were rewarded with Rs. 5000/- each to those who represented in State and National level in hockey, handball and others.
The programme was also attended by head masters, teachers, parents, officers and staff of various departments among others.