The 72nd National and inter-State table tennis championship will be organised at the Netaji Indoor Stadium in Kolkata from January 17 to 23.

The Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) has received entries from 29 States and two institutions for the men's team competition. For women's team championship, 25 States and two institutions have sent in their entries. Arunachal Pradesh will be participating in the team championship for the first time.

The team events will be conducted from January 17 to 20, while the individual competitions will be held from January 19 to 23.

The total prize money will be nearly Rs. 8 lakh. The men's singles champion will take home Rs. 1,87,000, while the women's singles winner will earn Rs. 1,20,000.

DD Sports will telecast the event live.

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