by Indranil Roy and Santanu Ghosh
Balurghat, 16 August: The final phase of the inter-ward football tournament was organized by the organized by the Balurghat municipality today at Balurghat on the occasion of Khela Hobe day. The league- level tournament was started earlier on August 12 at the Uttamasha ground. The semi-final and final matches were played today at the Town club today. The Khela Hobe day was officially inaugurated by District magistrate Bijin Krishna jointly with Superintendent of Police ,South Dinajpur Rahul Dey and Chairman of the civic body Ashok MItra. Additional district police superintendent , vice chairman of the municipality Pradipta Chakrabarty, member of chairman in council Mahesh Parekh were also present on the occasion. A rally was also taken out by the municipal authority on this occasion.
Ashok Mitra said, “the Khela Hobe Day is celebrated across the state. Here too, at the inspiration of our honourable chief minister an inter-ward football tournament was organized by Balurghat municipality. The semi-final and final matches were played today on the occasion of Khela Hobe Dibas”.
In the final ,ward number 5 defeated ward number 1 in the tiebreaker by 2—1.