Dimapur, Oct. 9 (EMN): Department of Health and Family Welfare has emerged as overall group champion of the inter-departmental tournament which came to a close on October 5, while the 5th NAP Battalion secured the second position.
The four-day event was held at Badminton Stadium, Phek town, organised by Officers’ Club Phek in collaboration with Evening Smashers Phek and Phek District Badminton Association.
The programme was chaired by SDO (C) Phek, Zhoi Lohe, while the special guest Major Arpit of 22 Assam Rifles appreciated the organising committee for organising the inter-departmental tournament.
Altogether 358 participants partook in the disciplines of badminton, arm wrestling, carom and chess.
In the badminton men’s doubles, Keyirangding Hegui and Vevosa Khamo from Rural Development won the first prize followed by Solo Lorin and Dr. Nutazo Lohe from Higher Education won the second prize. In the women’s doubles, Nuvetalu Thira and Khosalu Keyho from the Health and Family Welfare won the first prize while I Asangla and Kewetsho-u Mero from District Jail secured the second position.
Nuzato Ruho from 5th NAP Battalion emerged as winner in chess (open category), while the second position was won by Wekhrope Mero from Health and Family Welfare. Zachivo Chizo from the district administration secured the third position.
In the men’s arm wrestling, Diethozo Koza from the Forest department and Kuthoseyi Chizo from 5th NAP Battalion won the first and second prizes respectively.
In the women’s arm wrestling, Neiphreno Nienu and Neitshote-u Ritse both from the Health and Family Welfare secured the first and second positions respectively.
In men’s doubles carom, MarthoThur and Nukhohu Lohe from the Health and Family Welfare and Vephuta Nienu and Hudi Nusory from Agriculture department won first and second positions respectively.
In women’s doubles carom, Zhovelu and Kethoselu Nienu from Phek DEF and Esther Natso and Hekali Sumi from PWD (NH) secured the first and second positions respectivelu.
In badminton (mixed doubles), Setichem Sangtam and Cizokholu Rhakho from 5th NAP Battalion and Solo Lorin and Vevotalu Vero from Higher Education department won the first and second positions respectively.