3rd Sukumar Pani Volleyball tourney gets underway
Mail News Service
Jamshedpur, Feb 16: The 3rd Sukumar Pani Memorial Volleyball Tournament was inaugurated by the former and first Health Minister of Jharkhand Dr Dinesh Kumar Sarangi at Matihana B Ed College ground today. This annual event that evokes tremendous response from players and the game’s followers at Baharagora and nearby areas is organized by Matihana Panchayat Volleyball Committee in memory of late Sukumar Pani. Dr Sarangi inaugurated the event by cutting a tape and garlanding a portrait of Sukumar Pani.
Speaking on the occasion, former Health Minister of Jharkhand, Dr Dinesh Kumar Sarangi observed, “Organizing such tournaments is indeed laudable and I thank the organizers for this endeavor. The youth should spare some time from their studies and devote to sports which ensures a healthy mind and healthy body.”
Among those present at the inauguration were Rahul Bajpayee, Buddhadev Sahu, Dev Kumar Paira, Sishir Mahto, Hukum Mahto, Ronny Maheshwari and the organizing committee members.