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Aspiring girl referees to register online for Gatka camp by Sept 15 : Grewal

Girls to be promoted as Gatka referees in capacity building camp

Campers to get T-shirts, TA Rs 500 & participation certificates

Chandigarh (Gurpreet) : Gatka Association Punjab (Regd.) and International Sikh Martial Arts Academy (Regd.) under the aegis of National Gatka Association of India, the oldest registered Gatka sports body in the country, will organize a three day Gatka seminar-cum-referees camp exclusively for girls from October 1 to October 3, 2021 at Gurdwara Baba Ke, Sector 53, Chandigarh. In this regard aspiring Gatka playing girls above 20 years of age and school mistresses/lecturers must register online by September 15 on the website www.Gatkaa.com/registration-of-players.

Giving this information, the President of National Gatka Association of India (NGAI) S. Harjeet Singh Grewal State Awardee said this camp was being organized to build the capacity of Gatkabaaz girls and provide equal opportunities so that females could also play the role of referees in all upcoming tournaments. "The trainee girls would be provided technical training in the ground during morning and evening practical classes whereas new Gatka rule book to be discussed during day time in theory classes besides special lectures to be delivered by the experts", he added.

He further informed that the girls selected as referees in this state level camp would be given smart identity cards. Apart from this, T-shirts, Rs 500 as TA and participation certificates would also be handed over to all the campers.

Gatka promoter Grewal said all the camper girls would get free accommodation and food in a comfortable and safe environment. The registration fee for this Gatka camp is Rs. 100 and aspiring Gatka girls above 20 years of age or teachers must register online by September 15 on the website www.Gatkaa.com/registration-of-players.

Keeping in view of the promotion of Gatka game, betterment of Gatka sportspersons and their bright future, the president of NGAI has appealed to the heads of all types of educational institutions to inform about the said Gatka camp to the girls and teachers of their institutions playing Gatka so as they could participate in this referee camp