• Wed. Apr 17th, 2024

Union Minister G Kishan Reddy arrives in Imphal to take part Manipur events of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav: North East Festival

National Sports University (NSU) will be the platform that will push Manipur into the international sport arena, said Union minister of Culture, Tourism and DoNER G Kishan Reddy, in a speech in Imphal on Monday.

The Union minister reached Imphal on Monday a two-day visit in Manipur today to take part in the Manipur leg of the ongoing Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav: North East Festival, being celebrated across all the eight northeastern states.

Union minister inaugurated Inter-state Truck Terminus (ISTT), Sekmai in Imphal West district through virtual mode from Khuman Lampak Sports Complex.

The Union minister inaugurated the project in the presence of state chief minister N Biren Singh, state works minister Govindas Konthoujam and other dignitaries of the state government and NEC.It was followed by a review meeting on the progress works of the ongoing development of the permanent campus of the National Sports Universiry at Koutruk in Imphal West district with the State Chief Minister, works minister and concerned officials of the NSU.

Later, talking to reporters, Reddy said that the implementing agency was seeking 30 months to complete the construction of the permanent campus.However, the Centre would like to complete it at the earliest possible time.

 Later Union Minister Reddy present as a chief guest in the final football match North East Regional Sports Week organized as a part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav in North East Festival.


The match was played between Manipur and Tripura.

On Tuesday of his visit tomorrow, Reddy is scheduled to attend the inauguration function of a badminton tournament at DM College campus in Imphal which is also a part of the ongoing festival.

Before concluding his two-day visit, the Union minister will review tourism projects being implemented at INA complex and Loktak Lake at Moirang of Bishnupur district.


The Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav: North East Festival being celebrated across all the eight northeastern states is being organized by the Union DoNER ministry with the spirit of “Hum Kisi Se Kam Nahi”.

The country is currently celebrating 75 years of its Independence, her glorious history, people, culture and achievements during the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav and DoNER ministry is highlighting the beauty of the northeastern region and its achievements in various fields through this festival.

Similar events, on varied themes, are being held in various capital cities of the eight northeast states under the ongoing festival.

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