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Modern Week 2024 of Modern College begins

Nagaland News

Dimapur, February 26: Modern Week 2024 of Modern College, Piphema, kicked off on February 26.
A press release informed that event will witness diverse literary, cultural and sporting competitions. Starting the event, a mini marathon was organised by the College in collaboration with 7 Assam Rifles Ghaspani Battalion.
The track for the marathon covered a distance of 10 km starting at Dairy Farm Point to Modern College Piphema to Sumi Hotel Piphema ‘A’ and back to Dairy Farm Point along NH 29.
In the women’s 6 km category, Gülü Tetseo of Modern College secured first position while Anjali and Keviveno Mejura secured second and third position respectively. Phamsa Konyak, Zidila and Sabeinuo Solo won consolation prizes.
In men’s 10 km category, Kezhakhrietuo Mere won the first position followed by John Minj and Thejangulie Sote securing second and third position respectively. Khriedi Mejura, Penyei and Khumpise T Sangtam secured consolation prizes. In women’s category, the winner completed the race in 19 minutes while winner of the men’s category finished in 29 minutes.
The winners walked away with cash prizes of Rs 15,000, Rs 10,000 and Rs 5,000 in both categories. Consolation prizes of Rs 1000 each were also awarded to the 4th, 5th and 6th position holders in the two categories.
They also received medals and citations. A certificate of achievement was also awarded to all the participants who completed the race successfully in the stipulated time.
A short prize distribution ceremony was held at the venue after the completion of the race with Lt. Colonel CH Jacob, 7 AR Ghaspani Bn as special guest.
The event was assisted by 7 Assam Rifles with army personnel, medical assistance, ambulance support and refreshment, traffic personnel from DCP Traffic Chümoukedima, student volunteers and uniform clad NCC cadets besides media.
Later in the day, literary events such as duet, extempore, poetry slam and quiz marked the day. Modern Week 2024 will also witness cultural extravaganzas such as folk songs, ethnic fusion show, and traditional games and sports event from February 26 to March 1.
(Page News Service)

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