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PM hails sportspersons of Mizoram

By The Assam Tribune
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AIZAWL, Dec 16 - Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expressed optimism that Mizoram would continue to produce sportspersons who would excel on the world stage.

Addressing a public meeting at Assam Rifles ground here, Modi lauded great sportspersons of the State including Olympian archer C Lalremsanga, boxer Jenny Lalremliani, weight lifter S Lalchhahimi and hockey player Lalruatfeli.

�There are many other prominent sports persons from Mizoram who have brought glory to the State and the country,� he said.

The soft power of football can become Mizoram�s global identity, the Prime Minister said.

He made special mention of Mizoram clinching the Santosh Trophy in 2014 and the Aizawl Football Club becoming champions in the I-League last year. � PTI

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PM hails sportspersons of Mizoram

AIZAWL, Dec 16 - Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expressed optimism that Mizoram would continue to produce sportspersons who would excel on the world stage.

Addressing a public meeting at Assam Rifles ground here, Modi lauded great sportspersons of the State including Olympian archer C Lalremsanga, boxer Jenny Lalremliani, weight lifter S Lalchhahimi and hockey player Lalruatfeli.

�There are many other prominent sports persons from Mizoram who have brought glory to the State and the country,� he said.

The soft power of football can become Mizoram�s global identity, the Prime Minister said.

He made special mention of Mizoram clinching the Santosh Trophy in 2014 and the Aizawl Football Club becoming champions in the I-League last year. � PTI