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BSF celebrates jubilee by renovating Satakha’s aged indoor stadium

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By EMN Updated: Oct 06, 2015 11:43 pm
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EMN
Dimapur, October 6

In commemoration of the 50th Raising Day of the Border Security Force (BSF), the 111th BSF, The Great Naga Warriors has renovated the Indoor Stadium at Satakha town in Zunheboto as a goodwill gesture towards the people of Satakha. Temsu Longkumer, the deputy commisioner of Zunheboto and YM Upadhyay, commandant of the 111th BSF dedicated the renovated indoor stadium to the people on October 5.
The security force painted the stadium, cemented patches in the floor and re-floored the main gate, installed a new iron gate, renovated two toilets and bathrooms, fitted wash basins and proper sanitary fittings.
The jawans also installed a water storage tank, a 500 lieters Sintax, and fitted wirings. The BSF also gifted sports items, gym equipments and furniture items.
Later, a free medical camp was organised to mark the occasion where patients were examined and given medicines.
A shop for the caretaker of the indoor stadium was also set up with the help of the BSF. The shope was inaugurated by Temsu Longkumer. The shop will be be catering to players.
The programme was marked by series of activities, which brilliantly showcased the diverse colours of the country.
Important officials and leaders including those from the civil administration and community, GBs, citizens and students from the area attended the event.
They also participated in the programme in the indoor stadium. Later, an exhibition badminton match was played between the BSF and the SRSU.
The civil administration and villagers have extended their appreciation for the efforts of the BSF and requested them to hold more such camps and offer essential services stalls at frequent intervals.
Commandant YM Upadhyay, assured to continue extending all help to the villagers in the future.
‘This type of games / co-ordination activities helps to increase the cordial relationship / friendly environment between force personnel and local people. It has been a constant effort of Border Security Force to forge a healthy relationship with the local population and it was a small but right step in that direction,’ the security force said in a press release on Tuesday.

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By EMN Updated: Oct 06, 2015 11:43:31 pm