Raj Bhawan, Uttar Pradesh recently organised indoor and outdoor games tournament for their working staff and children divided into four age groups category. Anil Kumar Asthana, International Umpire Carrom was appointed chief referee (Carrom). Raj Bhawan was all set to celebrate their sports festival.
In the special felicitation event Hon’ble Governor of Uttar Pradesh Anandiben Patel felicitated and appreciated all staff, participants and officials. Hon’ble Governor honoured Anil Kumar Asthana and their colleagues with the appreciation letter and was in all praises.
Anil Kumar Asthana, President of District Carrom Association, Lucknow, Vice President of UP Carrom Association, Carrom Coach of All India Carrom Federation has done umpiring in more than 10 international and over 30 national carrom tournaments. He has also done umpiring in World Cup carrom singles Final and the only one from UP to have visited overseas with Indian carrom team. He is mainly involved in most of the carrom events organised in the city including IAS, IPS, IFS, Judges state championships, Bank corporations and all officers state and national carrom tournament.