Port Blair, April 11: A League cum Knockout Kabaddi Tournament was organized at Billyground by Mr. Suresh Mazumder, Principal, Govt. Senior Secondary School, Swadesh Nagar from 6th April 2018 and concluded on 10/4/2018 at 8.30pm.
In this tournament, 11 teams from Mayabunder to Rangat had participated in this tournament.
In the opening ceremony, Dr. R.K. Singh, Senior Doctor, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services, Swadeshnagar was the Chief Guest. It was most attractive for the spectators that all the matches were played in day and night i.e. between 4 PM to 8PM daily. Since the matches were played in the day night time, huge gathering was seen in the ground and public enjoyed it very much.
Today the final match was played between VOC, MAYABUNER & UK Brothers, Rangat. The final match started at 7 PM. In the occasion of Final match Mr. Rangarajan, SHO, PS, BIllyground was the chief guest. In the final match VOC, Mayabunder declared as Winner and UK, Brothers, Rangat as Runner-up. After completion of the match, the Chief Guest distributed Cash Rs. 3000/- as first prize to Winner team and Rs 2000/- to Runner team. Besides this player of the match was also awarded with cash Rs.300/-.
Mr. Mazumder in his speech said that he organized this tournament only to inspire the youths to make themselves physically fit and strong as well as to engage them in sports and games so that they may not divert to any wrong path. He also said, in very near future during summer vacation, he will arrange another sport/game to encourage the youths of the area.