Jalandhar: 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament will be organized this year from 29th October, 2014 to 9th November, 2014 at Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium, Burlton Park in Jalandhar. DC Jalandhar addressed a press conference at a Hotel in Jalandhar and gave information about the tournament.
DC Kamal Kishore Yadava said that 2 teams from Pakistan would also participate in this year’s tournament. He further informed that that a team of male Hockey players of Pakistan and a team of female players would be participating.
He said that the Education Minister Dr. Daljit Singh Cheema will inaugurate the tournament on 29th October and Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal will honour and award the winners on 9th November.
He informed that 20 teams of male players of hockey would participate in the tournament while 4 teams of women would participate.
He said that the winner team of men tournament will be awarded with Rs. 5 lakh and runners up team will be awarded with Rs. 2.5 Lakh. He further informed that the winner of women’s team will be awarded with Rs. 1 Lakh and runners up team will be awarded with Rs. 50,000.