State level tribal sports in Canacona held
The State level tribal sports festival 2013 organized by SAG in collaboration with Adarsh Yuva Sangh was held at Adarsh Gram, Amone, Canacona, Saturday.
Fisheries Minister Avertano Furtado was the chief guest at the inaugural function. Sports Minister Ramesh Tawadkar, Subhash Faldesai, MLA, Ganesh Gaonkar, MLA, Benjimin D’Silva, MLA, were also present.
The festival was organized in kabaddi, volleyball wherein all 12 talukas tribal teams participated. Besides, traditional games like langadi, lagaori, gullidandas, tug-of-war were also organized. Marathon for school students, adventure sports were also conducted.
SAG’s ED, Elvis Gomes welcomed. Umesh Gaonkar, president of Adarsh Yuva Sangh proposed the vote of thanks. The programme was compered by Sunil Mandrekar, Atmanand Pednekar and Pradeep Naik. [H]