PASIGHAT, Feb 18: Mingkhi Talom of East Siang District representing Arunachal Pradesh has won a doubles Championship, in an under-18 tournament organized recently by All India Tennis Association and Uttrakhand Tennis Association at Shanti Tennis Academy, Dalanwala, Dehradun.
In the final, Mingkhi Talom and Chauhan Chinmay Dev beat Maitreya Bhagat and Deswal Pradeep with scores of 6-3, 4-6, 10-4. In singles Mingkhi went down in semi-final to Subham Mahalotra 4-6, 5-7.
DC Isha Khosla, Loksabha MP Ninong Ering and Pasighat MLA Kaling Moyong congratulated Mingkhi. In their messages, all expressed hope that he will continue to win laurels for the State.
Meanwhile, East Siang District Tennis Association also congratulated Mingkhi and appreciated Talom family for enthusiasm and appealed to the Director of Sports, Government of Arunachal Pradesh to release appropriate pending incentives to Mingkhi. DIPRO