Mridul and Kamal emerges winner

Online staff/GUWAHATI,Oct 3: Mridul Ram Kalita and Kamal Medhi of Guwahati won the 2nd Pulin Das Memorial Open Prize Money Sports Quiz Competition-2018, organised by Guwahati Lawn Tennis Association (GLTA) at Kumar Bhaskar Natya Mandir here on Tuesday. Bishwajeet Sarma and Raktim Ranjan Baishya of Guwahati begged the second prize while Dipjyoti Deka and Chandan Duwarah due bagged the third prize respectively.
The competition was conducted by renowned quiz masters Dipankar Koushik and Dilip Kumar Sarma.
The final round was an eight rounds affair comprising of three dry rounds, two video rounds,one clue round and three buzzer rounds respectively. In all 37 teams participated in the first stage ofthe competition held as preliminary screening round from where six teams were selected for final round.
In the closing function Nabajyoti Kalita, General Secretary, Guwahati Lawn Tennis Association (GLTA) welcomed the gathering of distinguishes guests. RK Sarma, Advisor, University of Science and Technology (USTM), Meghalaya, Senior Sports Journalist Pabitra Gogoi, Sports enthusiast and organiser Bishnuram Nunisha, Kalyan Kumar Das, President, GLTA were felicitated.
The top three winning teams will were rewarded with a cash award of Rs. 10,000, Rs 7,000 and Rs 5,000 along with trophies respectively. The fourth, fifth and sixth teams were also awarded with cash prize of Rs 1,000 each.
Earlier in the inaugural function, floral tribute was given to the eminent sports organiser Pulin Das by the gathering present. The competition was declared open by Kalyan Kumar Das, President, GLTA by lighting the traditional lamp amidst an august gathering.