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Three-day Indian Open Surfing event gets underway in Sasihitlu

Three-day Indian Open Surfing event gets underway in Sasihitlu


Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, May 26,2017 :The second edition of the Indian Open Of Surfing  was inaugurated at Sasihitlu Beach  here on May 26, Friday by DK District in-charge Minister B Ramanatha Rai.

Speaking on the occasion, Rai said the event organised at Sasihitlu is a great encouragement for surfers at a time when not many surfing events are organised. He also stated that even the government would give due support to the sport.

Deputy Commissioner  Dr K G Jagadeesha  who also spoke, said  it has been decided  to hold a World Surfing Fest at Sasihitlu from May 25 to 27 next year  and  that preparations are already underway.


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Three-day Indian Open Surfing  1


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Abhayachandra Jain, MLA of Mulki-Moodbidri constituency presided over the function. Kavitha Sanil, Mayor, JR Lobo, MLA of Mangaluru South, Naveen Raj Singh, Secretary of Tourism Department, Manohar Shet ty, President of Kanara  Surfing and  Water Sports Promotion Council, M Chandra Sekhar, City Police Commissioner, Kumar Additional DC, Kishore Kumar, President of Surfing Federation of India and others were present.

The three-day event is being participated by over 120 surfers including local as well as international talents.

Bollywood actor Sunil Shetty is the Ambassador of the event. International Surfing Federation and Surfing Federation of India have  approved this event which is jointly organised by  DK District Administration, Kanara  Surfing and Water Sports  Promotion Council and Mantra Surf Club.


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Basheer, Kasargod Fri, May-26-2017, 5:33
Nothing is impossible , where there is will there is a way. Great Going .
Shilpa Dsouza, Mumbai Fri, May-26-2017, 5:30
Surfing is an international form of sport. Its a great opportunity to those who are interested. We have to be proud that all these things naturally adds to the development of the District unknowingly....
Vivek Shetty, Bengaluru Fri, May-26-2017, 5:26
Surfing is not as easy but it need a lot of practice. We have to be proud of Kudos that we been trained and training the young ones to surf in our district itself. Cheerio Kudos
Mithun Pandey, Goa Fri, May-26-2017, 5:23
Wow the Indian Open surfing inaugurated in a traditional way . Yakshagaana Artists truly symbolize and uplifts our culture
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