Heirok Part III Tourangbam Leikai Youth Club playground with flood lighting system and proper fencing, and fully constructed public pond at Ngarouthel Leikai was inaugurated by Heirok assembly constituency MLA Thokchom Radheshyam on Thursday.
The inauguration event was attended by Heirok assembly constituency MLA Thokchom Radheshyam as the chief guest, BJP Heirok mandal president Th Chourjit as the president, along with Thoubal Zilla Parishad upa adakshya T Nungshi Singh, Heirok Part III pradhan N Tangba, Lourembam Gram Panchayat pradhan nominee Kh Sanakhomba, TLYC secretary Th Shanta, Heirok Higher Secondary School principal Th Nimai, ward member E Kunjeshor, L Manglem and social worker T Kala guests of honour.
Speaking on the occasion, chief guest MLA Thokchom Radheshyam extended appreciation to the public for their aids in the construction of the Heirok Part III Tourangbam Leikai Youth Club playground and the Ngarouthel Leikai public pond.
He mentioned that a similar playground with flood lighting system had been constructed at Heirok Kabo Leikai Ground, Shikhong Sekmai Ground and Leirongthel Ground. He added that similar grounds will be constructed at Ukhongsang and Salungpham as well.
He said that the BJP government had taken up various steps for women empowerment. He further continued that the BJP government had not only appointed women boxer Mary Kom as an MP. The BJP government had appointed a minority tribal woman as the president as well, he added.
Extending appreciation to MLA Th Radheshyam for the construction of the playground, guest of honour of the programme Thoubal Zilla Parishad upa adakshya T Nungshi Singh conveyed well wishes for the eradication of drug abuse with such initiatives for the wellbeing of the youth of Heirok.
As part of the occasion, Manipur Olympic Association president MLA Thokchom Radheshyam felicitated the torch relay of the 2nd Manipur Olympic Games, 2022.
A volleyball match between YDC Yairipok Khoirom and the Tentha Team was also held.