Committee formed to celebrate T Ao’s birth centenary
Online Staff/ GUWAHATI, April 22: The birth centenary of legendary footballer Dr Talimeran Ao will be celebrated in Assam along with Nagaland and other parts of the North East with various programmes. A plan is already chalked out to install a statue and release of a postal stamp on Ao during the birth centenary function. It may be mentioned here that January 28, 2018 will be the 100th birthday of legendary footballer who lead Indian soccer team in 1948 London Olympic.
Meanwhile to arrange the centenary function in a befitting manner an organizing committee is already formed with former Sports Commissioner Swapnanil Barua as President, Balendra Mohan Chakravarty as Working President and Subodh Malla Baruah, the President of SJFI, as the Secretary. Several former footballers including Tosen Borah, Gilbertson Sangma, and Debashish Roy are also the part of the organizing committee along with Larsing Ming, the Vice President of AIFF and the owner of Shillong Lajong Club.