GUWAHATI, Oct 17 � On the occasion of the 114th birth anniversary of RG Baruah, the Directorate of Sports and Youth Welfare and the Board of Sports of Assam celebrated the State Sports Day in a function held at the RG Baruah Sports Complex here today.
The birth anniversary of RG, the architect of modern Assam has been observing as State Sports Day by the Sports Department of the State Government. Noted sports organisers like Pulak Goswami, Premadhar Sharma, Ibocha Singh, Nabab Ali, Director of Sports Ratul Duara, Joint Director Anjan Sarma, Assistant Director Uday Kamal Chetia, Mustaba Piyar, DSO SS Roy were present on the occasion along with a host of sportspersons.
Tributes were paid to RG by placing garlands on the bust of the Singhapurush situated inside the sports complex. RG�s lofty contributions were recalled by the speakers on the occasion.