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East Zone Inter Sainik Schools Championships Conclude

The ‘East Zone Inter-Sainik Schools Sports & Co-Curricular Championship 2016-17’ which commenced on 12 Jul 16, concluded at the parade ground of Sainik School Goalpara (SSG), Assam on 16 Jul 16. A smart march past displayed during the Closing Ceremony by 288 cadet  participants from four different Sainik Schools of the East Zone namely, Sainik School Imphal, Manipur, Sainik School Punglwa, Nagaland, Sainik School Purulia, West Bengal and Sainik School Goalpara, Assam set the tone for drawing the curtains of the Championship. Brigadier T K Sahoo, Commandant, 51 Base Hospital, Basistha, Guwahati, graced the ceremony as the Chief Guest and gave away medals and trophies to the winners. In his address, the officer congratulated the winners on their success and motivated them to join Defence Services and serve the nation with patriotic zeal and fervour. The Brigadier was welcomed and felicitated with a traditional ‘gamosa’ and a school memento by Capt (IN) Edwin Jothirajan, the Principal.

Amidst an amicable milieu of the delighted cadet prodigies, the overall Championship Trophy was lifted this year by Sainik School Goalpara. Sainik School Imphal was adjudged champions in Football (Junior and Sub-Junior) whereas, Sainik School Punglwa emerged as champions in Basketball and Hockey. The Volleyball Trophy was clinched by Sainik School Purulia. In Co-Curricular, Sainik School Purulia stood first in English Debate and Sainik School Goalpara in Hindi Debate and Quiz Competition. In Variety Entertainment Programme, Sainik School Punglwa satiated the excited audience and the panelists to secure the first position.

The participant schools witnessed a cultural extravaganza of traditional dances of Assam performed by artists from Dudhnoi. The Chief Guest complemented the host school for organizing such an event in the most professional manner and declared the Championship closed for this session.

 

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