The 46th Junior National & Inter-State Carrom Championship 2018-19 organised by Vidarbha Carrom Association will begin at MLA Hostel, Civil Lines from Monday.
25 teams from different States are taking part in this most prestigious event. The four-day event will be inaugurated on Monday at 10.00 AM . Guardian Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule, will be the chief guest on the occasion. Mayor Nanda Jichkar will preside over the the opening ceremony. MLC and executive president of All India Carrom Federation Girish Vyas, AICF general secretary Bharti Narayan will also remain present on the occasion.
Kajal Kumari who created history by winning gold medal in Combined Swiss League event in which Men and Women both were playing together during 5th Carrom World Cup Korea 2018 held in August 2018 will be one of the guest of honour. She was given Scholarship by Indian Oil Corporation in the year 2012 on the basis of her performance in Junior National Carrom Championship and subsequently she has been permanently appointed as Assistant Officer by Indian Oil Corporation in 2016 and further promoted to A Grade officer in 2017 when she brought laurels for India in 2016 during World Carrom Championship held in Birmingham, United Kingdom