The golden jubilee of Bangladesh’s independence has been celebrated at various events at home and abroad. For example, London Sportif, a group of young Bangladeshis living in the UK, has held a badminton tournament for people over 50. This is a very special event.
The event was held at the London Enterprise Academy Sports Hall on Commercial Road in East London on Wednesday, 23 March. The ‘Exhibition Badminton Fun Day’ was organised with the participation of community members who have crossed the 50th anniversary of their golden jubilee. The event was full of joy, excitement, and excitement.
A total of 20 players in 10 pairs took part in the competition. The hall is decorated with the national flag of Bangladesh. The competition was organised by Zakir Khan, Director of Community Affairs at Canary Wharf Group. The ceremony began with his presentation. Then, the president of Sportif, Ibrahim Khalil, spoke on the occasion.
NTV Europe Managing Director Mostafa Sarwar Babu and businessman Habibur Rahman won the champion trophy in Group A. Matin Uz-Zaman, deputy mayor of Tower Hamlets Council, and Parvez Ahmed, former mayor of Brent Council, became the champions in Group B.
The runners-up in this group are community personalities Masood Bakth Nazmul and Dr. Roab Uddin. In addition, former Secretary-General of Greater Sylhet Council Mirza Ashab Beg and former Councilor Abdul Shukur are runners-up in Group B.
Other contestants were Muhammad Emdadul Haque Chowdhury, President of London Bangla Press Club, Zakir Khan, Director of Community Affairs, Canary Wharf Group, Sahab Uddin, CEO of Beani Bazar Cancer Hospital, Jamal Uddin Makdus, Senior Vice President of BCA, Mithu Chowdhury, BCA Secretary Lutfur Rahman, BCA’s London Region President Oli Khan MBE, journalist and media personality Misbah Jamal, Chef Online and Arta Award founder Salik Munim, former councillor Ataur Rahman, and Shamim Ahmed.
Ahbab Hossain, Speaker of Tower Hamlets Council, awarded medals to all contestants.
Zakir Khan, Director of Community Affairs, Canary Wharf Group, congratulated all the participants.
Senior Reporter Mushtaq Ali Babul, London Sportif Secretary Muhibul Alam, Treasurer Muhammad Atiqur Rahman and Board of Directors Muhi Mikdad were all in charge of the whole thing, as well as ATN Bangladesh.