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National Surfing event postponed

National Surfing event postponed

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, May 22, 2015:  The DK  DC Adoor B Ibrahim on May 21, Thursday issued a press release informing of the   postponement of the National Surfing Championship fixed between May 29 and May 31 in Mangaluru in view of the model code of conduct for the Gram Panchayat elections.

National Surfing event postponed The event will now be held in  October 22 and October 25. The Deputy Commissioner felt it would be difficult to invite people’s representatives in the district for the event in view of the model code of conduct.

 The Mulki-based Surfing Federation of India expressed its disappointment with the postponement. Preparations were at an  advanced stage  and over 60 participants had registered for the Championship, being held for the first time in Karnataka.

Federation Vice-President Rammohan Paranjape told  media,  the organisers did not seek any government funding for the event.  Paranjape hoped that the event would be held as planned in October without  change.

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