Gauhati University is all set to host the Inter University East Zone Basketball (Women’s) Tournament 2018-19 under the aegis of the Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi.
The tournament has been scheduled to be held from November 9 to November 11, 2018 at the Gauhati University campus.
Altogether 36 universities from eastern part of India with 450 cagers, 70 team managers, coaches will participate in the tournament.
Gauhati University is ready to welcome the players and preparation is going on full swing to leave no stone unturned for smooth conduct of the tournament, said a press statement issued by the Director, Students’ Welfare, GU, Dr. Ranjan Kr Kakati.
GU Vice-Chancellor Dr Mridul Hazarika and GU authority, faculty members, officers, staff and members of Postgraduate Students’ Union (PGSU) are extending full support to make the tournament a grand success, it added.
It may be mentioned that Gauhati University is hosting basketball tournament for the first time at its campus under Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi.
This event has been aimed at encouraging basketball players of the northeastern region in particular and sports enthusiasts of the region in general.
Gauhati University Sports Board is trying to promote sports among the students by conducting these types of national level tournaments.
This tournament is the 2nd national level tournament within a month after the successful completion of East Zone Inter University Badminton Tournament (Men) 2018 held at GU campus in the last week of October, 2018.
The inaugural ceremony will be held at GU Sports Complex at 9.30 am and all the GU family has invited all to grace the occasion.