Arunachali boxing coach wins Bharat Jyoti Award

Teli Kahi, a boxing coach from Arunachal Pradesh has been honoured with  Bharat Jyoti Award (also known as Glory of India Award) for his outstanding performance and exemplary contribution in sports by India International Friendship Society (IIFS) in New Delhi on February 9.

Dr.Bhishma Narain Singh, former Governor of Tamilnadu & Assam presented the award to the native of Ganga village near Itanagar.

The India International Friendship Society (IIFS), a leading voluntary organization engaged in promoting economic growth and national integration, has been honouring Indian citizens who achieved superior specialization in areas of science and technology, education, industry, engineering, fine arts, politics and social work and for outstanding contributions in their respective fields.

Past eminent awardees included Mother Teresa, Dev Anand, Sunil Dutt, Rajesh Khanna, and Drukchen Jigme Pema Wangchen.

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