DIPHU, May 3: As part of two day Rongjali Bwisagu celebration by Bodo community of Mithiphang under Ward No.8 of Diphu town to be held on May 5 and 6, the organisers Diphu Anchalik Rongjali Bwisagu Celebration Committee (DARBCC) organised All Karbi Anglong Volleyball Championship at Dillaji, Mithiphang, here.
Ex-ward commissioner of Ward. No. 8 of Diphu town Kharsing Terang in presence of BJP ST Morcha, East Karbi Anglong District Committee, general secretary Dilip Bey inaugurated the tournament.
The opening match was played between OKHAS, Diphu and Geolang Club, Langhin. The later team won the match in two straight sets. The match was played in best of three format.
Ex-ward commissioner Terang while inaugurating the match wished good luck to the players. He said in any game there is winning and losing, but the players should respect each other by maintaining discipline while playing.
9 teams that took part in the tournament are Geolang Club, Langhin, OKHAS, Diphu, All Assam Home Guard Club, Karbi Anglong, Dillaji Super Club, DMRBC, Sinlung, Rongjali Bwisagu, Panbari Club and James.
The opening match was witnessed by DARBCC, president, Shivaprasad Khaklary and general secretary Desarath Basumatary and Saityanath Daimary.