Report by Dipak Kumar Shaw
Karate Do Association of Bengal (KAB), under the dynamic leadership of Hanshi Premjit Sen and Hanshi Joydeb Mondal conducted it’s historic and glorious 25th West Bengal State Karate Championship at the Sidhu Kanu Indoor Stadium (City Centre, Durgapur) on 29th & 30th April 2023.
More than 1600 players witnessed this momentous occasion in the presence of various dignitaries and a packed Stadium.
The occasion was graced by various dignitaries which included the following:-
- Mrs Anindita Mukherjee (Chairperson, DMC, Durgapur) as the “Chief Guest”
- Hanshi Premjit Sen (President of KAB) as the “Special Guest”
- Hanshi Joydeb Mondal (General Secretary of KAB) as the “Guest of Honour”.
North 24 Parganas District emerged Champion followed by Kolkata District as 1st Runner up. Murshidabad District & South 24 Parganas District were declared the 2nd Runners up of the mega event.
All the officials, referees and judges were given honorarium (amounting to Rupees One Lakh Fifty Thousand only) along with t-shirts to all the players, style chiefs and district representatives, to commemorate the Silver Jubilee celebration of the State Championship. Moreover, KAB will also sponsor the players and coaches, who will get a chance to participate in the National, with their Transportation, Food, Accommodations, T-Shirts and other expenses.