IMPHAL, Jan 10
Red Shield Division under the aegis of Spear Corps constructed a new football ground for the youth of Moulding village in Leimakhong.
Major General Navin Sachdeva, Sena Medal, GOC, Red Shield Division inaugurated the playground and unveiled the monolith in presence of civil & military dignitaries, said a statement issued by PRO (Defence Wing).
The event also marked the beginning of 16th Khogolnop of the village which shall last for six days with various sports and cultural events, the statement said.
Locals expressed their heartfelt gratitude to the Indian Army and Red Shield Division for developing and promoting sports in the area, it said.
At the occasion, the GOC exhorted the audience to continue their quest towards peace and prosperity of the region and encouraged them for continued pursuit for excellence, the statement continued.