JU men win All India Inter-Varsity Rollball trophy

JAMMU: Hosts University of Jammu (JU) clinched the men's title trophy in the 2nd All India Inter-University Rollball Tournament which came to an end with the holding of valedictory function at JU Campus, here today.

In the final, JU men defeated Bharti Vidhyapeeth Deemed University, Pune 9-4 in a low scoring all important game. Dilpreet Singh was main contributor to the tally with four goals while Hiteshwar Singh and Amritpal Singh contributed two each from winning side of JU.

The third place in men's section went to University of Rajasthan, who defeated the Anna University Chennai 7-4.

Earlier, in the women's title clash, Bharti Vidhyapeeth Deemed University, Pune outplayed Punjab University Chandigarh 5-0 in a one sided contest to emerge champion. Anjali Nair scored four goals for Bharti Vidhyapeeth Deemed University.

The bronze in women section went to University of Rajasthan after they defeated University of Jammu 3-1.

Minister for Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali was the chief guest in the closing ceremony. He appreciated the efforts of the JU in hosting the national event. The chief guest awarded the title trophies as also the medals in the presence of MLC, Surinder Choudhary.

Vice-Chancellor, University of Jammu, Prof. R.D Sharma also spoke to the gathering and advised the students to participate in sports for their overall development.

Earlier, Director Sports and Physical Education, Prof AS Jasrotia welcomed the chief guest and other distinguished gathering.

Among others present were Prof. Jigar Mohd (DRS), Dr. Meenakshi Kilam (Registrar), Prof. Satya Pal, Prof. Parmeshwari Sharma, Dr Neeraj Sharma, Dr. Dharminder Magotra and Pawan Singh Bhau as also Mahesh Sharma, HS Chib, Dr. Brij Baloria, Gurdeep Singh Bakshi, Raj Kumar Bakshi, Ravish Vaid, Gagan Kumar, Jai Bharat, PD Singh, Vinay Manhas, Harinderpal Singh and Pardeep Sharma.


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