|Inter-district, Open badminton begins|
NORTH LAKHIMPUR, Aug 18 - The 63rd All Assam Inter-District and Open Badminton Championship began here in North Lakhimpur today with participation of five hundred shuttlers from 18 districts.
Organised by the Lakhimpur District Sports Association, the tournament was inaugurated by Sarbananda Sonowal, Union Minister for State for Sports and Youth Affairs in a colourful ceremony in North Lakhimpur Indoor Stadium this morning.
The inaugural meeting held on the occasion was chaired by Lakhimpur District Sports Association president Ghana Buragohain. Prominent sports personalities of the district were also felicitated on the occasion.