Some 1,100 boys and girls from 32 States are participating in the 58th National School Games Badminton Championship which commenced at the SKSD Mahila Kalasa, Tanuku, on Wednesday. Minster for Social Welfare Pithani Satyanarayana inaugurated the meet.

West Godavari Collector Vani Mohan and Tanuku MLA K. Venkata Nageswara Rao, founder of the college Chitturi Subba Rao, and others were present. Competitions will be held in under-19, under-17 and under-14 categories. The meet would conclude on December 9.