Mokokchung, January 8: The 42nd Asetkong Kaketshir Telongjem Mungdang (AKTM) sports cum general conference kicked off at Kubolong Sub-Division on Wednesday. More than 400 delegates from seven units are camping at AKTM headquarter Kubolong to attend the 3-day sports meet cum general conference.
The sports meets was officially kicked off by Imliyanger, CDPO Kubolong at Kubolong football ground as the chief patron. He underscored that Asetkong is an important range in the Ao land which has produced many eminent leaders and luminaries and urged the students to keep the good image of the range as responsible students.
“Continuity of the good image of the Asetkong following the footsteps of the forefathers should be the responsibility of each student,” he said.
Stating that students are the future, he urged the students to work hard from now to achieve their vision they have conceptualized.
To the players, he urged them to give their best in every sports they participate in upholding the sportsmen spirit.
AKM president, Imkongwati said Asetkong, called the heart of the Ao land, has been acknowledged for producing leaders in various fields and challenged that the current generation of students on how far they are prepared to go to achieve what their predecessor has achieved and have been cherished by the people.
The two-day sports event will witness table tennis (boys/ girls singles and mixed doubles); football, volleyball and basketball for boys and girls, which will be played in knock-out format.
On January 9 night, cultural showcase and prize distribution ceremony function will be held.
(Page News Service)