November 21, 2021 10:22 PM


The first Himanshu Mehta Memorial Shooting Championship was successfully organized on behalf of Surinder Jakhar Trust, formed in the holy memory of IFFCO ex-chairman Surinder Jakhar.

District Youth Congress ex-president Sandeep Jakhar graced the closing ceremony as chief guest. He said that VT Shooting Sports Academy was opened by his best friend Himanshu Mehta, a lawyer by profession as well as a very good shooter himself.

The tournament has been organized in his memory because it was his dream that children of the area should participate in shooting like other sports and bring laurels to the country. Under the guidance of Himanshu, many children of the area have won awards. To make the youth aware of sports, many tournaments are being organized by the Trust, however a shooting tournament has been organized for the first time.

In Rifle ISSF competition, Ashita stood first, Muskan second, Rubani third. In rifle NR, Soumya Gupta first, Shivay Khurana second, Gajinder third. In Pistol ISSF, Parminder first, Ramneet second, Shweta Devi third. In Pistol NR, Pawandeep got first, Riyan second, Shakya Eni got third place. The winners were rewarded with cash prizes and medals.

Advocate Vinod Mehta, Sushil Sihag, Priya Mehta, Councillor Mangat Rai Bathla etc. were present.

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