Manipur’s indigenous wrestling capital will come up in the Senapati district, Chief Minister N Biren Singh said.
He was speaking at the closing ceremony of the indigenous wrestling competition. Which was held as part of the Manipur Sangai Festival 2022 at Mini Stadium in Senapati.
The chief guest of the event, Chief Minister N Biren Singh said that the Senapati district will soon overtake Manipur’s largest district regarding its sports infrastructure. Also, Senapati which will include four stadiums besides Khuman Lampak Sports Complex will quickly establish itself as a major sports hub.
He further said that the district could host competitions in the future and become the capital of wrestling in the state.
He said that the Go to Hills, Go to Village and the policies and missions of Chief Minister Hakshelgi Tengbang have led to numerous good developments in the state. The first goal of the mission was to knock on people’s doors.
He urged people to support and cooperate with the government. He pointed out that underserved people are now able to avail of free medical treatment under various health programs.
Rakhovei Liimai, L Moses, and Ningthoujam Sheetal Singh finished second and third, respectively, in the over 65 kg class in today’s wrestling competition.
Apao Tho won gold in the under 65 kg class while M Dai Zho and SK Veilou won silver, and bronze respectively
Present at the event were MP Leishemba Sanajaoba, title king and MP Khashim Vashum, Veterinary Minister L Susindro Meitei, and PHE Minister J Kumo Sha, among others.