North Sikkim Open Badminton tournament begins

Mangan, 25 Oct:

The second North Sikkim Open Badminton tournament-2018 started today. The tournament is organised by Badminton Association of Mangan co-sponsored by Teesta-IV HE Project, NHPC Ltd and supported by District Administration, North Sikkim.

The opening ceremony today had Forest Minister, TW Lepcha as a chief guest along with Upadakshya North, Theney Bhutia, SDM Mangan, PW Lepcha, SDPO Mangan and other officials.

The tournament will be held till 27 Oct in both categories of men and women with the participation of players from across the state and from different schools.

The chief guest in his speech stated that every parent should get their children engaged in sports so that they remain fit. He urged all the participants to play with passion and dedication and also appreciated the NHPC for organising such tournament in the district.

Earlier, the function was welcomed by Chief Engineer Incharge, NHPC Teesta Stage-IV, Ramesh Mukhiya.