Panaji, July 11, 2016….. Minister for PWD Shri Ramkrishna Alias Sudhin Dhavlikar was the chief guest at the All Goa Major Ranking Badminton Tournament organized by the Ponda Shuttlers at Indoor Stadium, Ponda recently which felicitated Goa’s 24 Senior Badminton Veterans who have contributed more than 25 years in the field of Badminton.
MLA Shri Digambar Kamat, Shri Lavoo Mamledar, MLA Ponda were the guest of honour.
Speaking on the occasion Shri Dhavilikar congratulated the Organisers winners and the runners-up for putting up a fine game.
Shri Digambar Kamat, Shri Lavo Mamledar and Shri Richard D’Souza, President GBA also spoke on the occasion.
Shri Dhavlikar, Shri Kamat and Shri Mamledar gave away the mementos of Goodwill Masters Award 2016 to the 24 Veterans Badminton Players namely : Digambar Kamat, ex- President GBA, Narahar Thakur Secretary GBA ex-President Richard Vaz, Tukaram Kalangutkar, Custodio S. De Araujo, Hilario Fernandes, Jeffrey D’Souza, Ulhas Falari, Mahesh Kudchadkar, Anil Painginkar, Deepak Saleskar, Cancio Mascarenhas, Ramnath Shetgaonkar, Tanaji Sancolkar, Pradeep Dhond,A.S. Kamat, V.J.Prabhu, Peter Teles, Gaurish Dhond, Anurudrd Joshi, Satish Krodchadkar, Tanaji Sawant, Justo D’Costa and Late Rasik Painginkar.
Also present on the occasion were Abhay Prabhu, , Secretary GBA Shri Narahar Thakur, Anil Painginkar, President of Ponda Shuttlers, Sandeep Khandeparkar, Sohan Kelekar, and Santosh Prabhudesai.
Shri Abhay Prabhu sponsored all the mementos in the memory of late Baibay Prabhu.
Shri Sandeep Khandeparkar welcomed the guest and Shri Sohan Kelekar Treasurer proposed the vote of thanks.