Kolkata 30th July 2017: Grand Opening of 3rd International KarateChampionship 2017 organized by All India Seishinkai Shito –Ryu-Karate –Do –Federation today at Netaji Indoor Stadium Kolkata . In the Inauguration Ceremony Sri Arup Roy Hon’ble Minister, Dept. of Co-operative, Govt. of WB Chief Guest Sri Laxmi Ratan Shukla Hon’ble Minister, Dept. of Sports & Youth Affairs, Govt. of WB, Sri Ajit Banerjee , President Olympic Association of Bengal & President of Karate Association of India Mr. Karate R. Thiagarajam and Chief Technical Director Shihan Premjit Sen was Present on this occasion. Many other High Dignitaries, eminent Karate Champions, Educationists and around 2500 contestant were also present on this occasion.
International team like Bangladesh , Iran ,Malaysia ,Srilanka and Bhutan participated in the tournament other than that Indian Army ,Assam Rifles Services Etc. and more than 2500 contestant from all over international national champions joined the tournament . Also Bronze winner of 14th edition of the Asian Karate Championships held in Astana, Kazakhstan Mr. Aman Saran from Assam Services was the main attraction of this Championship.
Speaking on the occasion Shihan Premjit Sen said “ It is one of its kind event where we have introduce Professional Karatechampionship and giving cash prize of Rs.50000/- ,25000/- and 10000/- like IPL match . We have got huge contestant from all over India and abroad .We are also doing women empowerment by training the girls how to fight back Eve teasing .”