Jharsuguda: An All India Invitational Karate Do Championship 2012 was today inaugurated by Rabindra Mishra, Addl. District Magistrate along with the Sandeep Awasthy as the Guest of Honour, Dileshwar Rao, Sec. Dist. Athletic Association, L. Nageshwar Rao, (6th Dan , Japan), Debadutta Pradhan, Secretary of Odisha GOJU-RYU Karate Do Association at Tibrewal Dharamsala. The Inauguration ceremony was being started by lighting of lamp by the Chief Guest.
Total 350 participants have arrived to participate from 12 States (Punjab, Haryana, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar, U.P., Chhattisgarh, Orissa, Tamil Naidu, Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh)
This is the first time in Jharsuguda that such kind of All India level championship is being organized by Odhisa GOJU – RYU Karate Do Association. This event will be for two days 28th July to 29th July 2012.