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Rajpukhuri angling competition held

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Winners along with the organisers and special guest Akato Chophy at the closing function in Saturday.

Dimapur, June 12: The 1st Rajpukhuri Angling Competition organised by Rajpukhuri Angling Management was held at Rajpukhuri Pond, Purana Bazaar, Dimapur on Saturday last.
According to the organisers, Shubhashish Deb (Bablu) emerged champion with the biggest catch and walked away a Pulsar motorcycle. Chipen Patton, who secured second spot won a Scooty while Akaito Sumi finished third and won a firefox bicycle. 25 other participants also won prizes in different categories.
Akato Chophy, president, NSCN/GPRN graced the closing function and gave away the prizes. He congratulated all the winners and encouraged the promotion of angling as a sport and ecotourism activity.
The event concluded with a benediction prayer pronounced by Dr. Mughai Achumi, Director, Gospel Light Prayer Centre, Burma Camp, Dimapur.
A total number of 241 anglers including female anglers and those from Assam, Manipur and Tripura participated in the day long competition. (Page News Service)

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