Gangtok, September 18: The Hon’ble Governor Shri Ganga Prasad inaugurated the Governor’s Badminton Tournament today at Raj Bhavan Badminton hall.
The two-day tournament is being organized by Raj Bhavan Secretariat in association with the Badminton Association of Sikkim. The tournament includes men’s doubles and mixed doubles where more than 35 participants are participating.
The inaugural function was attended by Hon’ble MP, Lok Sabha, Shri Indra Hang Subba, Political Secretary to HCM, Shri Jacob Khaling, Chief Secretary Shri S.C. Gupta, officers, and sports enthusiasts.
In his inaugural address, the Hon’ble Governor commended the Raj Bhavan Secretariat for organizing the championship in the true spirit and providing an opportunity to the players to showcase their skills. He added that Sikkim has enormous potential for sports activities, and the youth must grab the opportunity and excel.
The tournament will conclude on September 19 and will be graced by the Hon’ble Chief Minister.
(Press release from Raj Bhavan)