In between huge enthusiasm and happiness, Krishna Saha Memorial State Prize Money Volleyball tournament started from today at Badharghat School field.
In the evening Agartala Municipal council Mayor Dr Prafullajit Sinha inaugurated the tournament while among the other dignitaries ONGC Asset Manager Goutam Kumar Sinha Roy, Tripura Sports Council Secretary Dilip Chakraborty and Gayetri Saha, one of the family members of late Krishna Saha remained present.
Before the start of the programme Gayetri Saha welcomed the guests by presenting them shawl. In the tournament 8 districts in Men’s category and 7 districts in Women’s category took part.
On the opening day three matches have been played. In the Men’s category Sepahijala district defeated Khowai district by 2-0 straight sets while West district defeated North District by 2-0 straight sets. In the Women’s category Dhalai district defeated North district by 2-0 straight sets. Semifinal matches to be held tomorrow.