Prize distribution ceremony of Jangalmahal Cup 2017-18 was organised today on 13.12.2017 at Bagdiha, P.S. Indpur, Dist. Bankura. This Tournament was held in junglemahal areas of Paschim Medinipur, Jhargram, Bankura, Purulia & Birbhum districts. More than 45 thousand players have taken part in this tournament in different disciplines like Male Football, Female Football, Male Kabadi, Female Kabadi, Male Archery, Female Archery, Tribal Dance, Jhumur Dance & Chow Dance.
The Government had introduced this sporting event to encourage sports and cultural activities among the local youth and nurture their talents .
Hon’ble Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee was pleased to distribute prizes among the winners of this tournament. Total 579 prizes were distributed among the winners.
Eminent players of Bengal and India were present today to encourage the youngsters.
Numerous new government schemes were initiated and benefits were distributed among beneficiaries from today’s program.
Statewide celebration of Wildlife Day was also flagged off today by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee.