MANGALDAI, April 16 - Chandan Boro, a 10-year-old boy from Harisinga in Udalguri district who was selected to undergo football training for six years in Germany under a scholarship sponsored by the Tata Trust, on Sunday received a warm welcome at his village.
Arriving at his native place after three months with his parents, coach Samual Basumatary and friends. Immediately after his arrival at the LGBI Airport in Guwahati, his coach Samual Basumatary and sports organiser Banjit Choudhury accorded him a rousing reception and escorted him to Harisinga.
Getting the news of his arrival at Mangaldai this afternoon, all the members of Mangaldai Media Circle, non-government organization �Crystal Vision� and a number of individual sports lovers offered him Rongali Bihu greetings in a function. Secretary of Mangaldai Media Circle Mayukh Goswami offered him a phulam bihuwan while senior journalist Bhargab Kumar Das and Ganesh Dutta offered a bihuwan to coach Samual Basumatary and sports organiser Banjit Choudhury respectively. While talking to media persons, Chandan said the training he had under German and Indian coaches has been very exciting.