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Arunachal: The 6th University Badminton League-2018 underway

The 6th University Badminton League-2018 in RGU organised by the Officers’ Club, RGU was inaugurated by Er. Tadar Tarang,


Itanagar

The 6th University Badminton League-2018 in RGU organised by the Officers’ Club, RGU was inaugurated by Er. Tadar Tarang, Executive Engineer of Itanagar Municipal Corporation cum Joint Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Smart City Itanagar as Chief Guest amidst a huge gathering of sports enthusiasts and badminton  fans on the colourful Sunday evening of 18th November.

The chief guest while lauding the club and its effort in promoting the sport opined that badminton as a sport is the ultimate game, a game of no retirement, a game which could keep a person of any age to remain fit and of sound health.

It has been a source of recreation. While wishing the organisers for the successful conduct of the tournament he came forward with the contribution for sponsoring the cash awards for the winners.

The Officers Club of RGU which is a member affiliate of Arunachal State Badminton Association (ASBA) is organising men’s doubles event for both intra-club category and open category.

Speaking on the occasion the founding chairman of the club and Patron of the UBL-2018 Dr. David Pertin exhorted and urged the players to play the game with true sportsmanship spirit.

Earlier, Chairman of the Officers’ Club Dr. Gibji Nimasow while giving the welcome address presented a brief note on the championship, while organising committee member Dr. Tadam Ruti led the felicitations.

A total of 36 players are participating in the men’s doubles event comprising of faculty members, administrators, research scholars and post graduate students from the age ranging between 21 to 54 years.

The finals of the match will be played on 21st November, 2018. The winners, runners-up and 2nd runners-up will receive cash prizes, trophies and citations, besides bagging sponsorships by the club to participate in ASBA organised tournaments.

Later, the convenor of UBL-2018 Pitam Jomoh proposed the vote of thanks. In the intra-club doubles competition the pairs of Dr. David Pertin-Pura Deilyang and Terge Sora-Dr. Tadam Ruti have made it to the finals getting the better of the pairs of Dr. Gibji Nimasow-Hage Kojee and Pitam Jomoh-Dr. Tabang Mibang respectively in the semi-finals.

The league matches of the open category amongst the teams divided into 4 pools will be completed by the 19th November evening.

Among others RGU’s faculty members, officers, research scholars, students and staffs witnessed the programme.

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