SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
Spl. Attn to Chief Reporter/Sports
SER HOSTS 41STALL INDIA RAILWAY BRIDGE CHAMPIONSHIP AT SER HEADQUARTERS
Kolkata, 20th November, 2018:
The 41st All India Railway Bridge Championship was inaugurated at South Eastern Railway Headquarters, Garden Reach this morning (20.1.2018). The Championship will be held from 20.11.18 to 22.11.18 under aegis of South Eastern Railway Sports Association.
Sri Anirban Datta, Additional General Manager, South Eastern Railway inaugurated the tournament by declaring the meet open in presence of Sri J.K.Saha, Principal Chief Mechanical Engineer & President, South Eastern Railway Sports Association along with Senior Railway Officers and a host of Bridge lovers.Sri Anirban Datta while inaugurating the championship administered the Sports Pledge & conveyed good wishes to the team players and advised them to be competitive in a sporting manner during the tournament.
Altogether 5 Zonal Railways and Kolkata Port Trust are participating in this 3-day event. As many as 50 players from different Zonal Railways including Kolkata Port Trust are taking part in the tournament.
The Participating teams are from Central Railway, Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW), Metro Railway, Kolkata Port Trust, Eastern Railway and the host South Eastern Railway.
Many International Bridge Players who represented India in Bridge Olympiad, Bermuda Bowl, Commonwealth Games, Asian Games are seen in dealing the cards.