Rickshaw drivers to hold first Yaoshang Sports Festival to usher in love and peace in Manipur

Apart from sports activities, literary activities like poetry recitation, debate, painting competition will also be held during the Yaoshang Sports Festival.


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All Manipur Rickshaw Drivers’ and Pullers’ Welfare Association (AMRDPWA) on Thursday announced that they are all set to organise the first state level annual Yaoshang Festival’ at Golapati Educational Social Cultural Development, Hatta Imphal East.

The association is going to organise the festival with an objective to bring peace, love, unity, integrity and respect among various communities, said president, AMRDPWA Th Basanta Singh in a press conference held at Manipur Press Club on Thursday.

The sports festival will also help in promoting art and culture, quality education and so on, he further said while adding all communities irrespective of caste, creed, religion, sex etc. are invited to attend the function.

Apart from sports activities, literary activities like poetry recitation, debate, painting competition will also be held, he said.

The festival is going to be held  from March 28 to April 3 in association with various civil voluntary organisations of the state, he added.

 

First Published:March 26, 2021, 11:20 a.m.

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