Inter-State Kabaddi Tournament To Begin Tomorrow


Rajahmundry : A four-day inter-state Kabaddi tournament organised by the Andhra Pradesh government, in which about 200 players from 15 teams  from different states would participate, would begin at the Arts College grounds here tomorrow.

“Two courts, one for men and the other for women, have been readied for the tournament, and gallery would be set up for the spectators,” Rajahmundry Municipal Corporation Deputy Mayor V Rambabu said.

All arrangements for the sportspersons and officials have been made, he said. The tournament would be inaugurated by the state Deputy Chief Minister N Chinna Rajappa and state Youth & Sports Minister Atchannaidu Kinjarapu, he said.

Men’s teams from Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Telangana (Railways), Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh (Police) and Maharashtra would be participating in the event, while Women’s teams from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Haryana,  Maharashtra and West Bengal would take part in the tournament, he said.