KOKRAJHAR: The first-ever Bodoland International accuracy Paragliding championship-2019 began from Monday at Dangdupur Hill, Kokrajhar district. 68 participants, including nine countries, are participating the championship.
There are 22 foreign paragliders including four women in the international championship are from China (5), Indonesia (6), Nepal (4), Korea (5), Japan (1) and Taiwan (1). The host India have 46 participants who are coming from Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim.
Assam Social welfare minister Pramila Rani Brahma ceremonially flagged off the championship in presence of good numbers of spectators.
The championship is being organised by Tourism department of Bodoland Territorial Council administration to promote aero adventure in tourism sector in the Bodoland Territorial Council areas.