Alipurduar (APD): The North-East Frontier Railway division of Alipurduar today organised a sports festival at the open field adjacent to the rail department. The multi-discipline inter-departmental tournament saw staff members and their families participating in various events before a huge crowd. Indoor and outdoor games including a football match for women delighted the spectators. This is the first such initiative since the inception of the Alipurduar rail service back in 1902.
N.F.Railway Alipurduar Division Railway Manager Rabindra Kumar said the aim is to promote the mental and physical health of the staff members and their families. The football match for women was held to mark International Women’s Day that falls on March 8, added Kumar.