The Eastern Regional Football Tournament started from Tuesday in Bhutanese refugee camp Beldangi.

The tournament is ongoing under the joint effort of the Fans Club of Bhutanese refugees and Pravat Kiran Yuba Club of Damak-5.

According to the organizers, tournament will last until April 10 and the winners will be awarded with cash prizes of NRs. 15,000 and 10,000 respectively.

Two matches have been held on daily basis, as altogether 12 teams are participating in the tournament, informed organizer Yuba Raj Sampang.

An  awareness rally on fire safety was organized on the inauguration day. Dozens from camp school, camp management committee, representatives from various agencies, children forum and Armed Police Force (APF), among others took part in a rally held to inform the exiled community about safety measures of fire and its disasters.