Dimapur, January 7: Advisor for Sericulture, Excise & Minority Affairs, Zhaleo Rio, IAS (Retd) inaugurated the new playground as well as the youth sports meet of Tsüüma village on January 7.
Speaking on the occasion, Zhaleo acknowledged everyone who contributed to complete the village playground on time. He cited examples of other new playgrounds constructed in the constituency which have been put to good use till date and further advised that the newly dedicated ground should also be used accordingly.
Zhaleo said games and sports demand strict discipline, commitment and vigorous effort in order to excel in today’s competitive world. He challenged the youngsters to start early in life with earnest dedication if they want to be a worthy and respected sportsperson tomorrow.
On the other hand, Rio opined that youngsters must be encouraged in their area of interests and in which parents and elders can play a pivotal role to motivate and mould notable sportsmen.
The playground construction began from 2013-14 and the local MLA initiated the construction under his personal supervision. Besides the local MLA, villagers also conveyed appreciation to all well-wishers who selflessly contributed towards successful completion of the playground. (Page News Service)