Expressing deep concern over rising drug abuse, Arunachal Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein urged youngsters to dedicate time to fitness and lead a healthy life.
While attending the inaugural function of the second edition of Namsai Champions Trophy organised by Namsai District Football Association on October 13th, 2019, Mein reiterated the words of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and asked the people of the state to change their lifestyle and make fitness a daily routine.
“Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju have also been inspiring people through his disciplined, fit lifestyle and leading from the front to make fitness a national movement. Along with sportspersons, commoners should also participate actively to stay fit and healthy and make the fit India movement a way of life,” he said.
He also advocated for the promotion of sports on a serious note while expressing his concern over the youths leaning towards drugs abuse. He said the drug abuse was gaining an alarming proportion which must be contained.
Mein also recalled the legendary footballer of Arunachal Pradesh late Chow Indrajit Namchoom and announced the naming of the stadium coming up at Namsai in his memory.
He also announced for naming the Government Polytechnic College, Namsai in memory of former minister and legislator of Namsai C P Namchoom.
The inaugural match was played between Tafragam FC and Lathao Youths. Tafragam FC won the match by 5-1.
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