Banihal, Sep 28 : Shaheed Lance Naik Ranjeet Singh Volleyball Tournament” was organised by Indian Army at Banihal from 21 Sep- 28 Sep 2021, in which local youth participated with full josh and vigour.
Lance Naik Ranjeet Singh is the son of soil who belongs to Ramban District and has done the supreme sacrifice for the nation by laying his life for the motherland on 21 Oct 2018. This tournament was organised to commemorate his sacrifice and pay our homage to the brave soul.
The tournament was heartfully reciprocated by the local youths with their over-whelming participation. Total 32 teams from different parts of Ramban District participated in the competition and toiled hard for the coveted trophy. The tournament was played on knock out basis
Final match of the tournament was played between Spiker Punch, Chamalwas and Spiker Punch, Pogal at Banihal Helipad ground.
Spiker Punch Chamalwas won ‘Saheed Lance Naik Ranjit Singh Volleyball Tournament 2021’. Smt Shimpu Devi W/o Shaheed Lance Naik Ranjeet Singh, Miss Nagandra Bhutyal D/o Shaheed Lance Naik Ranjeet Singh, Mr Swaranjeet Singh Brother of Shaheed Lance Naik Ranjeet Singh & Mrs Sapna Devi sister of Shaheed Lance Naik Ranjeet Singh were the Chief Guest on this occasion and various other civil dignitaries were also present during the occasion.
As a token of appreciation medals and trophy were awarded to the finalists. The local populace thanked the Army wholeheartedly for their initiative to motivate the sports talents of the area and appreciated the efforts made by Army for providing such a platform to the youths of the Area.