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International day of the girl child celebrated

A girls friendly Kabaddi match was organised on Wednesday at Chandrapara ground in Kokrajhar district in connection with the celebration of ‘International Day of the Girl Child’ marked huge participation from many villages.

The celebration was organised by Nedan Foundation,Kokrajhar in association with UNICEF Assam with theme of  ‘Empower girls:Before,during and after crisis’ which has been aimed sports for development of girl child.

In the match, Kachugaon Club lifted the trophy defeating Lungsung Club by 3-2 sets. Priskila of Lunsung Club was awarded best player in the match.

Monojit Ray, social activist and secretary of Chandrapara Bijulipara Navarathna Millan Sangha graced the function as guest and emphasized to the importance of sports for everyone along with regular studies. He also laid stressed on the importance of education along with sports to make own best career.

Digambar Narzary,chairman of Nedan Foundation,Kokrajhar,an NGO working for children,who need immediate care and support in Kokrajhar district as well lower Assam districts.  

‘The day every year has been celebrated on October 11 to make strengthen the networks among children and adolescents with providing the equal rights of girls with respect to boys among the society’,Digambar said.

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Assam Times Kokrajhar bureau office, BTAD.

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