Special Correspondent

VISAKHAPATNAM: Media sports festival is back. The annual CMR sponsored Vizag Journalists Forum inter-media cricket tournament and sports meet will be kick-started on Tuesday. The meet is being organised by the Visakha Sports Journalists Association (ViSJA).

The cricket tournament will commence at the Port stadium with matches also to be played simultaneously at the Railway stadium and the GITAM University ground. Nineteen teams are participating in the tournament. Last time

The Hindu was the winner and Deccan Chronicle was runner-up.

Andhra Jyothi and Eenadu finished third and fourth respectively.

The inter-media sports meet will be held from February 8 with many events. Some hundreds of journalists and non-journalists participate in the two annual events, which end with a gala valedictory function in which the media personnel also show their talent in cultural events.

Managing Director of CMR group M.V. Ramana is sponsoring the cricket tournament every year and is a great support.

He released the logo of the meet recently at a function organised by VJF. Office-bearers of VJF and ViSJA participated.

Chairman of Visakhapatnam Port Trust Ajeya Kallam inaugurates the cricket tournament at the Port stadium on Tuesday morning. VJF “A” and Photographers XI play the inaugural match.