Kolkata, Jan 7 (Calcutta Tube / IBNS) West Bengal Law Minister Rabi Lal Moitra, on Saturday inaugurated a multi-purpose sports complex on the northern fringe of the city.
Soccer personalitiesr P.K.Banerjee and Sayed Nayemuddin besides former hockey player Gurbux Singh were among those present at the inauguaration ceremony.
Built by Jagriti, a non-government organization, the sports complex will host various sports events of football, cricket, volleyball, gymnastic and swimming.
It will also be used for imparting physical training, conducting workshops on sports medicine and health.
Secretary of the Jagriti Sporting Complex Utpal Chakraborty said, “ I feel extremely proud and happy that we have finally succeeded in initiating the much awaited project.”
On this occasion, Romola Chakraborty, wife of late sports minister Subhas Chakrborty said, “ I would like to show my gratitude to all those who set up this club. This will surely help the young generation in many ways.”
Gurbux Singh said, “ The club is wonderful. This kind of small clubs will help the country to produce jewels in the field of sports.”
Also present in the event was painter Wasim Kapoor who said sports was his second love after painting.
He declared that he would donate the portrait of a swimming pool which he had drawn, to the club.