A volleyball match in progress
A volleyball match in progress|EastMojo image
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Manipur: How fans celebrate life through sports at ‘Katho’ meet

This year, the 23rd Katho Katamnao Long General Conference-cum-Sports Meet 2020 is being held under the theme of ‘Branch Up Beyond’ in Ukhrul from Jan 16 to 22

Vangamla Salle K S

Vangamla Salle K S

Ukhrul: At the ongoing 23rd Katho Katamnao Long General Conference-cum-Sports Meet 2020 at Ramva village in Ukhrul district, die-hard fans have an equally good time as the participants do. It’s not an unusual sight to see fans cheering for their respective teams as players display their skills while vying for the tournament title.

This year, the sports meet is being held from January 16 to 22, 2020, under the theme 'Branch Up Beyond', and features 15 units from different villages of the Tangkhul community in the hill district of Manipur.

People from all walks of life, including old citizens, homemakers and leaders of the community, become a part of the sports meet to watch the games
People from all walks of life, including old citizens, homemakers and leaders of the community, become a part of the sports meet to watch the gamesEastMojo image

On Sunday, Team EastMojo visited the ongoing sports confluence and witnessed thousands participating at the annual event.

Sports being one of the purest forms of entertainment, avid sports fans' passion were seen running high as they watched their team playing various forms of sports, including football, volleyball, high jump, shot put and so on.

With the growing exposure to various sports and easy access to the venue, according to the organisers, the number of sports enthusiasts at the event was growing day after day.

Diverse set of people coming together and celebrating life through sports is the key factor which leads to the success of the event
Diverse set of people coming together and celebrating life through sports is the key factor which leads to the success of the eventEastMojo image

Besides the presence of sports fathom and players, people from all walks of life, including old citizens, homemakers and leaders of the community, were also seen hooked to various games and cheered with their favourite teams.

Organisers feel that the diverse set of people coming together and celebrating life through sports is the key factor which leads to the success of the event.

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