Governor News: INR 10 Lakh Gondwana Cup Invite, Kabir Festival & Pando Meeting

Governor's courtesy visit: Udaya Kumar Pando, Acharya Sant Ramjivan Das Shastri, Gurucharan Singh Hora delegation

Uday Kumar Pando paid courtesy call on Governor

Raipur, 19 February 2021

Uday Kumar Pando, Chairman of the All Special Backward Tribes Social Welfare Committee Surajpur, met courtesy of Governor Ms. Anusuiya Uike at Raj Bhavan here today. He apprised the Governor of the problems of the most backward tribes and gave information about the activities of the committee. The governor said that the work of social service you are doing is commendable. You continue to work in this way. You will be helped in every way possible.

Governor invited for Sadhguru Kabir Virat Satsang Mahamotsav

The saints met courtesy meeting with Governor Ms. Anusuiya Uike under the leadership of Sadguru Kabir Gyanashram, Acharya Saint Ramjeevanadasa Shastri, at Raj Bhavan here today. The governor said that Sant Kabir gave new direction to the society through his words. His message is relevant even today. The Governor also honored him by giving him shawl and quince. Sant Ramjeevanadas invited the Governor to attend the Sadhguru Kabir Virat Satsang Mahamotsav held in Madhya Sagar Madhya Pradesh from June 6 to June 10. On this occasion, Sant Arjun Das, Sant Muninder Das, Sant Avichal Das, Bhakta Punitram, Satyaprakash Teacher, Padmashri Dr. GCD Bharti and CVVachaspati Bharti were present.

Invited Governor for Gondwana Cup All India Tennis Tournament

The delegation led by Chhattisgarh Pradesh Tennis Association General Secretary Gurcharan Singh Hora met the Governor Ms. Anusuiya Uike today at Raj Bhavan here. He handed over the letter to the Governor to be nominated as the patron of the State Tennis Association. He also invited the Governor for the Gondwana Cup All India Tennis Tournament.

General Secretary Gurucharan Singh said that the Gondwana Cup was started in the year 1937-38 and the first event was held at Union Club, the competition was the largest invitation competition in Central India. The competition continued until 1990 after a brief break. In 2011, the Gondwana Cup All India Tennis Tournament started with a prize money of 5 lakh. In the year 2013, it was decided to internationalize the format of Gondwana Cup by Chhattisgarh Tennis Association and Gondwana Cup ITF. Future Mains started with a 10 thousand US dollar amount.

In the year 2016, the Gondwana Cup All India Tennis Tournament was made an all-India level competition so that the tennis players of the country could get maximum benefit.

The Gondwana Cup All India Tennis Tournament is the highest prize money competition at the national level.

Chhattisgarh State Tennis Association (CSTA) is the governing body of tennis in Chhattisgarh. It was established in 1920 and affiliated by All India Tennis Association and Chhattisgarh Olympic Committee. CSTA is located at B-72-A, VIP Estate, Shankar Nagar, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India 492007 and can be contacted on mobile number +91 7000016409