Dimapur, October 24 (EMN): Chakhesang Union Bangalore (CUB) held its Annual Games and Sports Meet 2022 at Koramangala Post Office, Bengaluru on October 22.
The association’s annual event was organized to promote and celebrate sports culture in Bengaluru’s Chakhesang community and to prepare for the upcoming annual sports meet of the Naga Students’ Union of Bangalore (NSUB), CUB reported.
The event was supported by the financial contribution of KPCC President and BTM Assembly Member Ramalinga Reddy and union advisor Neite Kappho.
Atso Sarah, secretary of games and sports of the association, introduced the event, followed by the welcome address by CUB president Akuzo Lohe.
These disciplines included men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, and basketball. High jump and tug of war were also held as part of the event.
The games and sports meets witnessed traditional Naga wrestling for the first time, the report said.
More than eighty CUB members participated in the meeting. People from Ao, Angami, Poumai, Tangkhul, Sumi and Lota tribes also came in large numbers to support the event, it said.
“The event was a great success. It was very encouraging to see members of other communities participating in support of the 2022 Chakhesang Games and our sports convention. It gave a message of unity and progress through sports,” said the CUB president.