Nagaland

25th Zeliang Wrestling Tournament held at Old Peren

(25th Zeliang Wrestling Tournament held at Old Peren today | Photo: DPRO Peren)

Peren, February 25 (NE): The 25th Zeliang Wrestling Tournament was conducted at Multi- Utility Stadium Old Saints Higher Sec School, Old Peren Town, today, February 25, 2020 with Advisor for Urban Development & Municipal Affairs, Dr.Neikiesalie Kire as Special Guest and Advisor for Nagaland Wrestling Association, Pfuduolhou kense as the Guest of Honour.

The Special Guest upon his arrival unfurled the Association Flag in the presence of the organizers. Dr.Nicky Kire in his short speech thanked the former and present office bearers as well as association for setting up the ZWA and for taking up the initiative to organise the 25th Zeliang Wrestling Tournament. In his speech he went on to state that in Nagaland only three tribes, Zeliang, Chakhesang and Angami involves commonly among the Nagas in wrestling competitions and requested the association to promote and to inculcate the rest of Naga tribes in the coming endeavor. He further cited that if one has to be successful in the field of wrestling, he needs to work out for physical fitness to compete with others and further wished all the participants that no harm may fall on them.

Earlier, the programme was chaired by Tech. Secy. ZWA, Keheipu Sephe, Presidential address was presented by President ZWA, K. Mark Guing, while Oath Administration was done by Vice President ZWA, Amos Pame and Vote of thanks was shared by General Secy. ZWA, Perangteilu Hewang.