Indian Army organises Shaheed Lance Naik Ranjeet Singh Volleyball Tournament 2021-22

Banihal, 21 Sep : Army Camp Banihal is organising “Shaheed Lance Naik Ranjeet Singh Volleyball Tournament” 2021-22 from 21 Sep to 27 Sep 2021 for youth of Banihal, District Ramban (J&K) to motivate them towards physical fitness and sportsmanship.

Lance Naik Ranjeet Singh is 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 will be organised to commemorate his sacrifice and pay our homage to the brave soul.

32 Teams from various parts of Ramban District have registered for the Tournament. Inaugural match of the tournament was played between Sultan Warriors Zanchous and Jaanbag Tajnihal on 21 Sep 2021.

The tournament was inaugurated by chief guest Mr Mohd Idress Wani, President Banihal Volunteers (NGO) and Mr Shamsher Singh DSP Traffic who appreciated the continuous efforts of army for providing an opportunity to local teams to showcase their sports talent. The volleyball fever set off early in the month in Banihal area when the tournament was announced. The event has witnessed a high interest level among the youth belonging to the remote villages of Ramban District.