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Dhaka Tribune journo becomes champion of DRU carrom tournament

  • Published at 07:50 pm August 4th, 2019

Irani has won the carrom championship for three consecutive years

Dhaka Tribune journalist Bilkis Irani won the women's singles carrom tournament at the annual sports festival of Dhaka Reporters’ Unity (DRU).

Irani beat national daily Probhat Bela's Maksuda Lisa in a 2-0 set (point: 30-6 and 29-3) in the final to claim the championship on Sunday afternoon.

The tournament, "Walton-DRU Annual Sports Festival-2019," was held in the DRU hall room.

Nadia Sharmeen of private television channel Ekattor TV, and Moriom Sejuty of daily newspaper Bhorer Kagoj, jointly secured third position.

 DRU General Secretary Kabir Ahmed Khan was present at the event and enjoyed the game with others.

DRU arranges a sports tournament for Dhaka's reporters every year. 

Irani has won the carrom championship for three consecutive years and on August 2, she secured third position in the swimming competition.