He said it while speaking as Chief Guest at the Closing Function of the 2nd Inter School Arm Wrestling Meet, 2017 at Kakwa Community Hall. The event was organised by The Manipur Arm Wrestling Association.
Participated by nearly 280 students from 35 different schools of the state, Ram Lal Paul Higher Secondary School became team champion with 63 points in the boy's category. The runner - up was bagged by Azad English School with 38 points. In the girl's team, Sacred Heart Higher Secondary School claimed the team Champion with 34 points and with 26 points, Khongjom Standard English School, the runner-up.