The two-day Ankur Seeds Carrom Tournament for media persons began at Press Club, Civil Lines, here on Saturday.
Rahul Pande, State Information Commissioner, was the chief guest while Dilip Rodi, Director, Ankur Seeds, inaugurated the tournament. Pradip Kumar Maitra, President of Press Club, Bramhashankar Tripathi, Secretary, Dr Ram Thakur, President of Sports Journalists Association of Nagpur, Paritosh Pramanik, Secretary, Prabhjeet Singh Bachher, President of Vidarbha Carrom Association, Charudutt Kahu, Convener, were among those who were seated on the dais. The tournament has been organised jointly by Nagpur Press Club and Sports Journalists Association of Nagpur in association with Vidarbha Carrom Association.
The finals of both singles and doubles competition would be held on Sunday to be followed by prize distribution function at around 4 pm. Siddharth Narnaware is the Chief Referee of the tournament.