CHANDEL, Feb 7: 54th Chothe Youths Cultural Festival cum Sports Meet organised by Chothe Athourul Ngei Abom (Chothe Students’ Union) kick-started today at Chumbang village, Chandel district.
ADC Chandel member Th Hopeson Chothe, president of Chothe Lim Abom (Chothe Tribe Union) Th Mingthing, former member of ADC Chandel MK Nova, former president of Chothe Lim Abom Raban Yulhung attended the opening ceremony as presidium members. Social workers and village chiefs also attended the event.
Delegates from 18 villages of Chandel, Bishnupur and Tengnoupal district are participating in the festival.
The festival which will continue till February 9.
Debate, quiz, Chothe folk song, Modern song, traditional attires, football, volleyball and many more competition will be organised during the festival.
Makan Winkle Chothe, a young footballer from Chumbang village who won golden ball, golden boot awards on numerous tournaments including Reliance Foundation Youth Sports, Chandrigarh and Mumbai 2017-18 was felicitated during the event.