BOMDILA, Jun 29: West Kameng deputy commissioner Akriti Sagar on Friday kicked-off the 7th district level U-16 Hangpan Dada memorial trophy on football and volleyball (boys and girls) at Buddha Stadium here.

Encouraging the participants to showcase their talents during the opening ceremony, Sagar shared the background of the tournament, commemorating the sacrifice of martyr Havildar Hangpan Dada.

She also emphasised the importance of sports in one’s life.

Among others, district sports officer DT Dinglow, Bomdila deputy superintendent of police K Lingo, HoDs and students were present during the inaugural event.