Appeal for renaming of Kabang Borang Outdoor Stadium

Appeal for renaming of Kabang Borang Outdoor Stadium

| Correspondent |

PASIGHAT, Oct 7:  The Bogong Banggo Yameng Kebang (BBYK) has appealed the state govt to rename the Kabang Borang Outdoor Stadium, Pasighat after Bogong Banggo in honour of the Bogong Banggo groups which have donated the land to Pasighat town.

In a press statement, BBYK general secretary Manning Moyong said that they are neither against any individual nor any clan but maintained that the same outdoor stadium be named after Bogong Banggo. “Our forefathers have donated the land for development of Pasighat, which is the capital of all Adis now. However, till now we haven’t demanded to name any important asset in the name of our Boggong Banggo. But, we are now appealing the state government to name the newly completed stadium after Bogong Banggo,” added Moyong.

Meanwhile, the organizations have also written to Chief Minister, Pema Khandu and the Ministry of Sports, Govt of India appealing to rename the stadium in the name of Bogong Banggo saying “late Kabang Borang has not had much contribution at Pasighat.”

In the meantime, wife of late Kabang Borang, Isum Borang has also appealed the Chief Minister to uphold the earlier cabinet decision and do not alter the name as Kabang Borang Outdoor Stadium Pasighat will only be the most befitting tribute to late Kabang Borang, who had contributed immensely towards the development of the region in particular and state as a whole.

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