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CM Biren inaugurates Sarita Regional Boxing Academy in Imphal West

The Manipur government is providing Rs 3 lakh each to 16 teams of Manipur State League and Rs 1 crore each to Hero I-League teams.

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Updated on 8 Jan 2022, 3:38 am

Chief minister N Biren Singh inaugurates Sarita Regional Boxing Academy at Mayang Imphal on Janury 7, 2022

Chief minister N Biren Singh inaugurates Sarita Regional Boxing Academy at Mayang Imphal on Janury 7, 2022

Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Friday inaugurated Sarita Regional Boxing Academy at Mayang Imphal, Imphal West. Deputy speaker of Manipur Legislative Assembly, K Robindro Singh, Arjuna Awardee and renowned Boxer Sarita Devi and others were present during the inauguration.

Speaking on the occasion, N Biren Singh said that love for games and sports ran high in the blood of every Manipuris. Although Manipur is a tiny state, Manipuris have brought many laurels for the country at various international competitions, he added.

The chief minister mentioned that the government has introduced an initiative of extending financial assistance of Rs 15,000 to some selected local clubs. "We are also providing Rs 3 lakh each to 16 teams of Manipur State League and Rs 1 crore each to Hero I-League teams", he added.

N Biren Singh appreciated the hard work of Arjuna Awardee Sarita Devi towards developing such a boxing academy to nurture the future boxers in the state. He assured that the state government would seriously consider extending every possible support and assistance to the Academy. He gave his best wishes to all the students of the academy in their future endeavours.

IFP Bureau

IFP Bureau

IMPHAL, Manipur

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