Jammu: The 2nd Martyr’s Memorial Badminton Tournament 2018 was inaugurated by Dr. S.D.S. Jamwal _IPS , IGP, Jammu Zone at Police Line Badminton Hall Jammu. The Badminton Tournament organized by Kings Badminton Club Jammu in different age groups. Under 13- 17 boys/Girls, Men/Women. In veterans catagari 40+, 50+, 60+ and 70+ mixed doubles. About 300 Badminton players of Jammu province are participating in the tournament. Gulzar Singh Slathia former IGP President of the club welcome to the chief Guest, players and other dignities presented.
The IGP Jammu emphasis the roll of sports in channeling the youth energy and put it to productive use. He further outlined the remarkable show of Indian sports person in Just concluded in the commonwealth games at Gold Cost, Australia. He further exhorted the sportsman present to play with Great Spirit of sportsmanship.
Those present on the ocassion were Gian Sarver, commissioner GST, Vivek Gupta SSP Jammu, Ashok Kumar, SSP security, Dr. O.D.Sharma, chairman J&K Badminton Association and Vice President Badminton Association of India, Kiran Wattal, former commissioner, Dr. Daud Iqbal Baba Director Physical Education Jammu University, Ramesh Kotwal, SP HQ, Mirza Sultan, Basanti Bhat General Secretary of the club, Kirti Sharma, Balbir Jamwal General Secretary J&K Badminton Association. The matches will be conducted as per BAI rules. The officials were Vivek Mehta, Vikram Jamwal, Sukhdev Singh, Gurmeet Singh, Pawanjit Singh.