GUWAHATI, Aug 23 - Rajasthan Badminton Association (RBA) is going to launch Rajasthan Badminton League (RBL) with a minimum of six teams across various cities of Rajasthan.
Announcing this in a press conference at Jaipur yesterday, Madhurjya Baruah, a senior officer of Oil India Limited posted at Jodhpur, who has been nominated as the chairman of the RBL, said that the League will have players from four age categories like U-15, U-19, seniors and veterans. �Depending on team strength and composition number of teams may be raised to eight. Efforts will be given to provide enough exposure to junior players to professional atmosphere for better performance,� said Baruah.
Baruah said Rajasthan has tremendous talent pool in badminton and it is essential to generate a mass movement to popularise the game at all levels including rural population. He advised RBA to mobilise support from Government of Rajasthan and respective district collectors to attract talents from rural areas of Rajasthan where the real talent comes from.
KK Sharma, secretary of the RBA conveyed their appreciation to Baruah, who is also a former international shuttler, for accepting the invitation to lead the organisation for better future of the game in Rajasthan. He also assured full cooperation to him in coming days, stated a release issued here.