Cuttack: Humara Bachpan Trust (HBT), Cuttack City Branch, organised Inter-Community Kabadi competition under sub-junior and junior categories at Gora Kabar field here on Wednesday.
Total 16 teams participated in the competition from different streets of the city such as: Ganeshghat-Jr, Khatajodi A-Sr,(2), Krushakbazar-Jr, Tulasipur Baurisahi-Jr, Fasidiasahi-Jr, Krushakbazar-Sr, Tulasipur Harijana Sahi-Jr, Kathojodi-B-Sr, Petanala-Jr, Purighat Baurisahi-Sr(2), Chatrabazar-Jr, Chatrabazar-5r, Taanlasahi-Jr, Tulasipur Baurisahi- Sr. and Purighat Baurisahi-Jr.
The competition was held in order to promote mental and physical fitness, create brotherhood, friendship and healthy competitiveness among children. DCP Shri Akhilesvar Singh attended the event as the Chief Guest and gave away the prizes and certificates. He appreciated the efforts of Humara Bachpan Trust in organizing such events.
General Secretary, Odisha Kabadi Association, Ajaya Kumar Behera and Humara Bachpan Founder, Dharitri Patnaik attended the event as Guests of Honour. Patnaik explained the importance of physical fitness and competitive spirit in the lives of children and youths.
Purighat Baurisahi and Taanlasahi teams were runners-up and winners respectively in the Sub-Junior category while and Kathajodi-A and Chatrabazar teams were runners-up and winners respectively in junior category.
Geeta Panigrahi, City Coordinator, Humara Bachpan Trust of Cuttack Branch coordinated the events and Ankita Kanungo, Humara Bachpan Trust, delivered vote of thanks in the programme.