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Uttarakhand to host 2017 National Badminton Championship at Dehradun, Haridwar

After a gap of nearly a decade, Badminton Association of India (BAI) have bestowed Uttarakhand the opportunity to host 2017 National Badminton Championship. The All India Senior Doubles Ranking tournament will take place in Haridwar from 26-29 July, while All India Senior Ranking tournament will be held in Dehradun from 19-24 September. A meeting was held at Race Course on Sunday comprising of top officials at Uttarakhand Badminton Association.

In order to make the tournaments successful,  an Organizing committee has set up by the federation. For the tournament to be held in Haridwar, Neeraj Kumar will serve as Organizing secretary while Ajay Kumar will be Organizing chairman with Ashutosh Sharma as Deputy Chairman. For the senior championship at Dehradun, ADJ Ashok Kumar, Chairman of Uttarakhand Badminton Association will serve as chairman if the organizing committee while Lokesh Ohri will serve as Organizing secretary.

Inputs from Hindustan