The annual general meeting of the Karbi Anglong Sports Association (KASA) was held at Farmers’ Growth Centre auditorium hall today in Diphu. KAAC CEM Tuliram Ronghang and Pankaj Teron won the post of president and general secretary uncontested respectively.
The meeting started from 12:30 PM was chaired by Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) CEM Tuliram Ronghang and attended by all members of fifty KASA sub-associations. During the meeting, a cheque of Rs. 25,000 was handed over to all the sub-association along with grant-in-aid and sports materials, while a cheque of Rs. 50,000 along with archery, cricket material set was also handed over to the central association.
Speaking on the occasion, KAAC CEM Ronghang said that the grant-in-aid was created in 2016 for development in the field of sports in the district. “Under the grant-in-aid, finance assistance of Rs. 10,000 was already distributed to the fifty sub-associations. The amount has been increased up to 60% this year,” CEM Ronghang said.
Ronghang also said that CEM Gold Cup 2017 would be held from March 17 at Hanjanglangso Sports Association (HSA) playground instead of Diphu due to the ongoing construction of sports complex.
The other members elected today are – Gautam Terang and Rah Kro (vice president -central zone), Dr. Motial Nunisa (senior vice president), Mongolsing Timung and Lipson Bey (vice president-west zone), Jivan Ch. Pathak and Longki Timung (vice president-east zone), Sarat Brahma and Borsing Kro (vice president-Howraghat zone) and Borsing Kro (vice president), Kengsing Ingti (treasurer) and others.