Public Relations Minister Shri Laxmikant Sharma distributed prizes among the winners of Madhya Cup Inter-Press Badminton Competition at TT Nagar Stadium here today. He said that sports journalists play important role in bringing forth talents. It is a matter of pride that several sports journalists are good players and have come out of excellent performance in today’s badminton competition.
Those present at the prize distribution function included Sports Director Shri Shailendra Shrivastava, Builder Association president Shri Dilip Suryavanshi, Bhopal Sports Journalists’ Association president Shri Miniraj Modi, BJP Sports Cell president Shri Ajay Sharma, Madhya Pradesh Sports Journalists Association president Shri Sushil Agrawal and distinguished citizens. Senior journalist Abdul Aziz, Shri Naved Ishrat and Shri R.K. Yaduvanshi welcomed the guests.In the women’s singles final Sushri Kamla Panjwani of Patrika and Sushri Ritu Mishra of Dainik Bhaskar stood winner and runner-up respectively. In the doubles, Shri Pankaj Jain of People’s Samachar and Shri Firoz Mirza of Dainik Bhaskar emerged winners beating Shri Shashi Shekhar of Jagran and Shri Yogendra Singh of Hindustan Times. In the men’s singles, Shri Vijay Prabhat Shukla of Dainik Bhaskar and Shri Firoz Mirza of The Hindustan Times stood winner and runner-up. The Fair Play Trophy was given to Shri Naved Ishrat and Sushri Ragini Chaurasia.