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6th Horsepower Challenge underway

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By EMN Updated: Oct 15, 2015 10:57 pm
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Our Correspondent
MERIEMA, OCTOBER 15

The 6th edition of Horsepower Challenge 2015 got underway at the NFA Ground, Meriema. The three-day annual mega motorsports event, organized by the Nagaland Adventure Club (NAC), has adventure riders/drivers from the north eastern states of Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam and Nagaland competing to prove their worth.
Parliamentary secretary for Information & Public Relations, Khekaho Assumi who flagged off the three-day event Thursday morning at the venue here lauded the Nagaland Adventure Club for being at the forefront for the past six years fostering national integration by inviting participants not only from northeast region but from all over India in their sports competitions.While admitting his limited knowledge on adventure sports, the legislator assured that the state government will try its best to extend help in improving better facilities and promote adventure sports.
Qualifying rounds for Autocross (SUV) and Motocross were held today wherein a total of 34 riders/drivers participated. The finals for novice, expert and SUV categories will be held on Friday at the same venue.

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By EMN Updated: Oct 15, 2015 10:57:56 pm