North East festival by District Administration Pakyong

Pakyong, 03 Apr (IPR):

As a part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, the North East festival was celebrated under Pakyong Subdivision level by District Administration Pakyong today.

The programme was graced by the District Collector Pakyong, Tashi Chophel as the chief guest. Also present were ADC Pakyong District, SDM (HQ), SDM (Pakyong Sub division), RO/AD, Joint Director, Deputy Director and other officers and staff from the Education Department, Principals, HMs, teachers from various participating schools, officers and staff from DAC, amongst other attendees.

The programme started with the quiz contest wherein three secondary schools participated and Padamchey Secondary School stood 1st while Rorathang SS came 2nd. Both teams will go on to participate in the district level quiz competition.

The Group Folk/traditional dance had 5 schools participating where the students from Machong SSemerged as the winner and will represent the sub division in the district level. The final programme was the debate competition between Dikling SS and Rorathang SS. Dikling SS wasjudged winners by the Judges and will participate in the District level. The Participants of all the events were awarded certificates. Further, a Pickle ball tournament was also organised in the premises of the community hall under the AKAM banner and had 2 categories (Open and Under 14). Various schools and individuals participated inthis tournament and certificates and cash prizes were distributed to the winners.