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MAYANK SHARMA BADMINTON CHAMPIONSHIP, AN ANNUAL MEGA EVENT OF THE MAYANK FOUNDATION BEGINS

December 26, 2021 10:22 AM

MORE THAN 550 PLAYERS FROM DIFFERENT STATES SHOW THEIR METTLE 

VIKRAMDITYA SHARMA 

 Ferozepur: More than 550 players from all over India converged at Dass & Brown World School to show their mettle for the annual Mayank Sharma Badminton Championship. It is pertinent to mention here that this three days event organized by Mayank Foundation. The event is being organized in the loving memory of young and promising shuttler from Ferozepur, Mayank Sharma who lost his life a road accident in 2017.

The players from different states including Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, UP, Delhi, Mumbai are vying for positions in various catergories in the championship being held at Vishnu Bhagwan Rai Bahadur Auditorium of the school. Deputy Commissioner Davinder Singh and CEO of DCM Group and Anirudha Gupta, President of the Foundation inaugurated the event. Gupta met all the players and highlighted the importance of sports in human life and wished the participants a bright future. 

Deputy Commissioner Davinder Singh appreciated the work being done by the foundation and said that the way players from different states and big cities are coming and participating in the championship in the border district, it is a matter of pride for everyone including the district. He also administered the oath to the players to use their vote properly in the upcoming 2022 assembly elections. The DC said that elections are the biggest festival of democracy and every citizen should participate in it. 

Secretary Rakesh Kumar said that for getting the championship done, the Director of Sports Department has provided Employers and Referees. He said that this championship is being organized in collaboration with District Badminton Association and is affiliated to Punjab Badminton Association. He said that the players are jubilant and full of enthusiasm to participate in the event,. .

Mayank's father Deepak Sharma told that this championship is being organized for the fourth time in the memory of Mayank. He said that with the aim of making Mayank's dream come true, important works are being done by his foundation in the field of education, sports, social service. 

Deputy Commissioner Davinder Singh appreciated the work being done by the foundation and said that the way players from different states and big cities are coming and participating in the championship in the border district, it is a matter of pride for everyone including the district. He also administered the oath to the players to use their vote properly in the upcoming 2022 assembly elections. The DC said that elections are the biggest festival of democracy and every citizen should participate in it. 

On this occasion, Chief Referee Sanjay Kataria, Ashwini Sharma, Principal Rajesh Mehta, Principal Sanjeev Tandon, Deepak Grover, Kamal Sharma, Arnish Monga, Vikas Gumbar, Charanjit Singh, Aksh Kumar, Navindra, Gursaheb Singh, Vipul Narang, Surbhi, Akshita, Arunav including others were present.

 
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