Port Wings News Network:
The Valedictory function of the All India Major Ports Weight Lifting and Body Building tournament for the year 2017-18 was held at the Port Community Centre in V.O.Chidambaranar Port Trust on 28 March 2018.
The Chief Guest of the function Shri Deepak Chaturvedi ITS, Chief Vigilance Officer, V.O.Chidambaranar Port Trust. In his address, Shri Deepak Chaturvedi stated that Bodybuilding and Weight Lifting can boost our mind and mental well being and it also helps in reduction of stress, anxiety and depression.
Shri S. Natarajan, Deputy Chairman, V.O. Chidambaranar Port Trust &Vice Patron,V.O.C. Ports Sports Council presided over the function and in his presidential address stated that body building helps in toning of muscles and strengthening of bones and also brings positive energy, discipline, and helps in building self-esteem.
Shri Deepak Chaturvedi I.T.S, Chief Vigilance Officer, V.O.Chidambaranar Port Trust also distributed the trophies and medals to the winners of various categories and the overall “Champion of the Tournament” Mumbai Port Trust.
On the final day of the tournament, Body Building competitions was held for 65 Kg, 70Kg and 70 plus category.
Kolkata, Visakhapatnam, Jawaharlal Nehru, Mumbai, Goa, Chennai and V.O.C. Ports participated in the all 4 categories. Shri. Pratap Dalvi, representing Mumbai Port emerged as winner in the 65 Kg. category, Shri. Murlidhar Sorlade, representing Mumbai Port emerged as winner in the 70 Kg. category and Shri. Sujal Pilankar, representing Mumbai Port emerged as winner in the 70kg plus category.
More than 88 Weight Lifters and Body Builders from Seven Major Port Teams viz. Kolkata, Visakhapatnam, Jawaharlal Nehru, Mumbai, Goa, Chennai and V.O. Chidambaranar participated in the three day event organized by V.O. Chidambaranar Port from 26 -28 March 2018.
Capt Bhabatosh Chand, Deputy Conservator, V.O.Chidambaranar Port Trust welcome the gathering. The Valedictory function was attended by Trustees of VOC Port, Heads of Department, Senior Officers and Public in large.