Kokrajhar: The first ever edition of the All Assam Prize Money Non-Ranking Badminton Championship-2021 concluded on Tuesday after a two-day programme was scheduled to be held at the indoor stadium of the Kokrajhar District Sports Association (KDSA) in Kokrajhar district.
All together 95 teams of across the state participated in a championship that saw a healthy sporting environment in the region which was organised by Kokrajhar District Badminton Association (KDBA).
In the championship, Bijoy Brahma and Debo Bordoloi won the men's doubles open while Priyam Bhuyan and Indra Das; and Nikhil Mushahary and Bastav Neog triumphed the 75 plus and 95 plus categories respectively.
They were awarded prize money and trophies by the dignitaries present in the final event.
The president of the Kokrajhar District Badminton Association, Dr Bhupati Hazoary, said that the championship saw sporting amusement and integration as large numbers of participants participated from different districts of the state.He said that the championship saw a grand and smooth success.
Notably, Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) council head of department(CHD) for sports & youth welfare department,Jajnawati Basumatary graced as chief guest in the inaugural season of the championship.
Basumatary has lauded the organisers for organizing the Badminton championship in Kokrajhar which has been emphasizing to hunt the sports generations in the region.She informed that the BTC administration has been stepping up to organise various sporting programmes in the districts in days to come.