Hanshi Premjit Sen organized the sensational Championship - “FEDERATION CUP
At Swarna Bharathi Indoor Stadium, Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh on 23rd & 24th December 2023
All India Seishinkai Shito-Ryu Karate-Do Federation (AISSKF), under the able guidance of Hanshi Premjit Sen Joint Secretary of Karate India Organisation (KIO) and a Grade A Referee & Judge of World Karate Federation (WKF) & Asian Karate Federation (AKF) , organized the 21st ALL INDIA INTER SCHOOL & SENIOR KARATE CHAMPIONSHIP - “FEDERATION CUP” at Swarna Bharathi Indoor Stadium, Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh on 23rd & 24th December 2023
Around 15 states from all over India with around 2000 boys and girls, from the age group of 6 years and above took part in this two-day extravaganza. More than 100 qualified Referees & Judges conducted the 78 categories, which was contested in the two days.
Apart from the various Sub-Junior, Cadet, Junior, Senior, Team Categories, there were Master events also in this Tournament, where all the participants showed their skill and prowess in the various categories of Kata and Kumite. Mr. B.Srinivasa Rao Project Director Sarva Siksha Abhiyan Andhra Pardesh graced the occasion as a Guest and inspired the participants and congratulated all the winners of the event.
Mrs. L. Chandra Kala District Educational Officer inaugurated the event as the Chief Guest and applauded the efforts of Hanshi Premjit Sen, who is doing his utmost by popularizing the art of Karate Do in India. The other Guests present in the event were Prof.Venkateswar Pujari and Sensei Keertan Kundru General Secretary Sports Karate Association of Andhra Pradesh.
In the grand opening ceremony, a Dance performance was shown which reflected the culture of Andhra Pradesh followed by the scintillating Karate Demonstration performed by the students. The audience were all awe-struck after seeing the demonstration. The Tournament ended with various felicitation ceremony and an inspiring closing speech by Hanshi Premjit Sen.
West Bengal Become the Overall Champion, Runner Up Andhra Pradesh, Joint Third Karnataka and Punjab
“Our Association has produced various national and international level players who have competed in the South Asian Karate Championship, Commonwealth Karate Championship, Asian Karate Federation Championships and even the World Karate Championships. We don’t speak, our performances speak. I thank all the parents and the state delegates who have shown faith on us and helped us in making this event a grand success,” said Hanshi Premjit Sen, an inspiring sports personality in Bengal but also a successful administrator. Hanshi Premjit Sen Apart from being conferred with the title of “Times Men of the Year 2022” in the field of Martial Arts, he had also been honored as the “Bengal Icon 2023”. This award was given by one of our country’s leading media networks, The Times Group, for his exemplary contributions in the field of Martial Arts. He has shone with his immense knowledge in the field of Karate Do and had possessed lots of experience by being a part of official events like, the World Karate Championship at Hungary, World Karate Federation Premier League 2023 at Fukuoka (Japan), World Karate Federation Series A 2023 at Konya (Turkey), WKF Youth League 2023 at Fujairah (UAE) and the World Karate Federation Premier League 2023 at Cairo (Egypt). He had experienced it all
Be it the prestigious Government events like National Games or Khelo India University Games, or the Asian Games World Karate Championships, South Asian Karate Do Championships, or the Commonwealth Karate Do Championships, he had seen it all. And at the same time, he had inspired every karateka, not only in Bengal but in India, and made everyone realize the fact that, “one should always aspire to dream big.”