Duplex team wins badminton tourney, held to raise awareness on protection of rainforests

RONO HILLS, Jun 23: A two-day badminton tournament, organized as a part of raising awareness among the mass about the importance of saving the rainforests and keep the crucial ecosystems alive that plays an important role in growth of flora & fauna and total life cycle, was held at the NTB club of Upper Taying Tarang village here under Doimukh sub-division in Papum Pare district.

A total of 11 teams from various sectors and colonies of RGU campus, Upper Taying Tarang village, Doimukh and Gumto participated in the event.

In the final match, the pair of Dr David Pertin and Mundeep Deuri of RGU’s Duplex colony defeated their opponent - Taje Pali and Anil Biswakarma of Upper Taying Tarang village in a nail biting match in straight sets.

On the sidelines of the match, club chairman Nangram Toglik appealed to everyone to act as a catalyst to save the rainforests.

An elated member of the winning team and the Jt Registrar of RGU, Dr David Pertin said: “This local level tournament was organized to instill a spirit of camaraderie among the people of the locality in a humble way to give a meaningful message towards saving the depleting rainforests across the globe.”