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Poanglum mini hornbill festival enters 3rd day

Poanglum mini hornbill festival enters 3rd day
People participate at the indigenous game at Yungphaang village.
Dimapur, Jan 14 | Publish Date: 1/14/2022 1:10:42 PM IST

 The indigenous games marked the 3rd day of Poanglum Mini-Hornbill festival at parade ground, Tuensang on January 13 sponsored by Tribal Research Institute, Department of Tribal Affairs Nagaland. 

According to DIPR report, in the indigenous games, Chang’s strongest man was bagged by N. Nokching of Yimphang village, second and third positions were bagged by Mosha and R Wongto respectively. 

The winners of the Tug of War (Yamluhjangyubu) were Chang Mutlie Thangjam and the runners-up was NST Ward. In fire making competition (Khungkhangwansat), A. Ako of Sipong sector was the winner. 

In (Dei Mokyubu) traditional water filling competition, Phenjang Colony was the winner, Yaongyemti Saoshuong Thanjam and Chingmelen Saoshuong Thangjam secured the second and third positions respectively. 

H. Meren of Chaai sector bagged the first position in bamboo basket making competition and Thungtimongko of Chongshen Sangmag got second while Chingmak of Yungphaang Sangmang won the third position. The first prize in the bamboo slashing competition was bagged by Nocjiod NST ward, while Langa of Chaolu sector and Khoni of Laiket sector secured second and third respectively. 

The indigenous events held at Yungphaang village were Air Rifle shooting competition - in male category, Kaplong Chingmak, Akhong and Makam were the winners while in women category, I. Alemla, Anti and Amen Chang took away the titles. In the catapult shooting competition, Imti Sungba, N. Among and Nukshi were the best shooters. (DIPR)

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