Sardar Daljeet Singh Memorial Badminton Tournament, August, 2010
A two-day Badminton Tournament in memory of Late Sardar Daljeet Singh, a founder member of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Youth Centre, Haridwar was organised on August 28 and 29, 2010. Born in 1948 Sardar Daljeet Singh was an avid lover of sports and a social worker. Besides being president of Shri Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee, Haridwar for many years, he had been on several government committees for social development.
In the tournament held at PB Municipal Inter College sports complex, competitions for boys and girls of age groups such as under-13, 16 and 19 were organised. The event was inaugurated by eminent industrialist of the city Shri A.C.Ohri. Children from schools including D.P.S, Shiv Dale, Bal Mandir, BHEL Sector-1, Bal Bharati, BHEL Sector-V and D.A.V. Centenary Public School participated. Haridwar District Magistrate Dr. R M. Sundaram and Senior Superintendent Police Shri Sanjay Juyal gave away prizes to the winners. Many members of the city elite and sports lovers graced the occasion.