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DGAR Cup Equestrian C’ship
Dimapur, Mar 7 (NPN):
Published on 8 Mar. 2009 1:02 AM IST
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The 6th DGAR Cup Equestrian Championship concluded on Friday with Lt. Gen K S Yadava, AVSM, SM, VSM, DG Assam Rifles as the chief guest for the occasion. The chief guest in his speech appreciated the efforts of HQ IGAR (South), MEA in saving the Manipuri ponies from extinction and for lending morale boost to the sport in Manipur. He further assured that DGAR Cup Equestrian championship will go a long way in reviving the sport of man, animal equation and take the state Numbers of civil dignitaries present for the closing ceremony were Bijoy Koijam MLA, Manipur, president of Manipur Olympic Association, Manoj Jalan official Equestrian Federation of India and Dr S Joy Kumar Singh, president Manipur Equestrian Association. The event witness some spectacular events like band display by the pipe band of 39 Assam Rifles, Tent pegging, Lance (Team) round and exhibition of the traditional Manipur polo. About 7 teams participated from various parts of Manipur in the championship.

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