MANGALDAI, May 14 - In a bid to select contestants to participate in the State Level Yoga Olympiad to be held on May 23 in Guwahati, the District Institute of Education Training (DIET), Dalgaon, Darrang on Tuesday organised a district level Yoga Olympiad at the Mangaldai Natya Niketan auditorium here.
The contest was open for both boys and girls from upper primary to secondary standard in four different categories which witnessed a total of 51 participants which were selected from schools under all three educational blocks of the district. The best candidate from each of the four categories has been selected to represent the district at the State Level Yoga Olympiad.
The winners were presented with awards and certificates. Earlier, the day-long contest was ceremonially inaugurated by Kalpana Deka, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Darrang. Principal DIET, Darrang Madhab Sarma and veteran yoga activist and a retired college teacher Punya Sarma, among others were also present on the occasion.