Shaheed Memorial tourney ends at UPES

Saturday, 22 January 2022 | PNS | Dehradun

The UPES team defeated the DG Health team by 163 runs to win the eighth Shaheed Memorial cricket tournament hosted by UPES to pay tribute to the martyrs of armed forces and financially support their families. The tournament was organised to remember and support the family of Subedar Ajay Singh Rautela who lost his life in action at Poonch, Jammu and Kashmir in 2021. The university presented the family of the martyr a cheque of Rs 2.51 lakh raised through the tournament.

UPES vice chancellor Sunil Rai announced that the university will support the elder son of martyr Subedar Rautela by providing him an appropriate job, while the younger son has been promised free education at UPES School of Engineering. A total of 18 teams had participated in the tournament.

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