Bermiok, 26 Dec (IPR): The first Tyeongsi Sirijunga Inter Constituency Football Tournament 2019 organised by Martam Sirijunga Sporting Committee concluded today at the football ground of Mahatma Sirijunga Senior Secondary School, Bermiok, West Sikkim.
Deputy Speaker, Sikkim Legislative Assembly, Sangay Lepcha was present on the concluding day of the tournament as the chief guest accompanied by guest of honour, Indra Hang Subba, Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha and Minister cum Area MLA, Lok Nath Sharma.
Deputy Speaker, in his brief address, congratulated the committee for organizing the tournament successfully and floored the various advantages of the sports. He then highlighted the various approaches of CM which would be beneficial steps for taking Sikkim in to new heights, for which he strongly believed that it can only be successful with the collective efforts from all.
He also urged all to take benefit of the initiatives of the Government and work in directives laid by the CM and make it a profound reality.
Lastly, the Dy. Speaker (SLA) informed that he shall provide library books to the school when the new session starts.
L. N. Sharma in his address informed about the main motive of the tournament was to encourage and uplift the local aspiring sporting talents and in context to which he urged to the aspiring sportspersons to tighten up their shoe laces for the present and upcoming sporting opportunities. He informed that CM has already made a move on the various initiatives that shall uplift and motivate the sports culture in the state.
He also expressed his joy and gratitude towards the kind gesture of the CM in regards to the announcement of establishing an Animal Husbandry institute in the proximity where in all types of research works would be carried out and various opportunities for the young would be created.
He also informed that State Government is working tirelessly in the field of education, employment and other field of public concern with utmost priority.
The HM also stressed on the importance of Education and urged the public present to send their children to schools for proper education.
Later, he informed about various schemes and first time initiatives of the Government that shall bring ample opportunities to the people of the constituency and state as a whole.
He, than congratulated the committee in regards to successful conduction of the tournament.
At the offset of the tournament, Certificates to the students of the school were handed over by the chief guest to students who were able to secure distinction in their respective academics. Dance and musical performances was also perfomed by the youths of the area and working demonstration of the self-made motor cycle by Bishu Hang Subba of Sumbok Village.
In the football match which was played between Sanga Dorjee GPU, Rinchenpong and Soreng-Chakhung Constituency, the latter emerged as the winner with the score of 1-3.
During the program, Bernyak-Berthang GPU donated 250 sq ft of tiles and 2000 litre Syntex water tank to the school and Red Mud Chalet sponsored the 'Man of the Match' for the final.