Sachin Tendulkar to reward Orange City’s best sportspersons

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 26 May 2018 11:23:30


Sports Reporter,

Khasdar Krida Mahotsav prize distribution today

MASTER Blaster Sachin Tendulkar will felicitate and reward city’s best sportspersons and teams that emerged winners in various sports events in last 20 days during the Khasdar Krida Mahotsav.The grand concluding ceremony will be held at Yeshwant Stadium on Saturday at 5 pm. Cash prize worth Rs 62,82,200 for the 20-day-20-game will be given to the best teams and sportspersons of Nagpur.On the occasion, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, Guardian Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule and Mayor Nanda Jichkar will share the dais as the guests of honour.

The concluding ceremony will begin with an hour long entertaining band performance followed by the felicitation of around 120 Shiv Chhatrapati awardees by Mayor Nanda Jichkar, Guardian Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule, Rajya Sabha MP Vikas Mahatme, former MP Ajay Sancheti and Deputy Mayor Deeparaj Pardikar. Felicitation of Presidents and Secretaries of respective district associations of the 20 sports disciplines that were part of the first Khasdar Krida Mahotsav will also be done at the hands of the guests and at the hands of MLA Sudhakar Deshmukh.

A short film on Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar will be screened at the venue before the arrival of the star cricketer.A 15-minute cultural programme will be performed by local city artists. The cultural event will be followed by the award function of 20 sports personalities of the 20 games by Sachin Tendulkar. Tendulkar will also felicitate Ranji champion Vidarbha team and then will felicitate Atal Bahadur Singh with Nagpur Krida Maharashi award. Atal will be receiving Rs 5 lakh for his yeomen service in the field of sports. A five-minute laser show will be displayed during the concluding ceremony.