Berhampur, Sept 26 (LocalWire): All India postal weightlifting, power lifting and best physique competition was kicked off today.
Pradipta Kumar Bisoi, member (personnel) Postal Service Board inaugurated the four-day-long tournament in presence of the chief post master general Santosh Kumar Kamila, MLA (Berhampur) Bikram Kumar Panda and PMG (Berhampur) J Kanhar and others.
As many as 130 persons from 18 states are participating in the tournament, which will end on Sunday.
During the closing ceremony, Governor Ganeshi Lal will distribute prizes to the winners along with former minister and MP (Berhampur) Chandra Sekhar Sahu.
A special postal cover was released by Bisoi during the occasion to commemorate the event.
Since Berhampur has produced many talents in weight lifting, power lifting and best physique, Odisha postal circle has decided to organize the tournament in the Silk City, said CPMG.
Odisha postal circle had organized such a tournament in 2003 at Puri. ‘We are very lucky to host the national tournament after a gap of 16 years,’ said Kamila.