Advisor Bhatnagar witnesses matches, distributes prizes
SRINAGAR- Advisor to LG, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar on Thursday witnessed several matches of the ongoing 28th National Masters Table Tennis Championship and participated in the prize distribution ceremony for several team events at the Sheri Kashmir Indoor Sports Complex (SKISC) here.
Speaking during the prize distribution ceremony of the championship, Advisor Bhatnagar said that Jammu and Kashmir has tremendous scope for organising sports events of National Level and the government is committed to hold sports events of National and International level across J&K.
On the occasion, the Advisor also interacted with players and encouraged them to play with utmost enthusiasm and determination.
During the ongoing matches of the championship, the paddlers from the Indian Accounts and Audit Department (IA&AD) decimated West Bengal 3-0 in the Men’s 40+ final of the 28th Masters National Table Tennis Championships at the SKIS.
Following their footsteps, their 50+ squad put up a grand show to win gold against Maharashtra A in a tough final in which the IA&AD men won 3-2.
The IA&AD team and other winners received the glittering trophies and medals from Advisor Bhatnagar.
Pertinently, the championship is being organised by J&K Table Tennis Association in collaboration with J&K Sports Council and Indian Veterans Table Tennis Committee under the aegis of Table Tennis Federation of India. More than 1000 players and officials from 28 states, eight UTs and different institutions are competing in the championship.
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