The sports festival of Dhaka Reporters Unity ‘Walton-DRU Sports Festival 2020’ begins today at the National Sports Council premises in the capital.
The festival will be inaugurated by the executive director of Walton Group, FM Iqbal Bin Anwar, at 10:00am at the Chess Federation office and the chess event will be held on the opening day.
Almost 400 DRU members, their spouses and children have entered their names for this year’s festival.
The contestants will compete in 17 events, with highest 11 disciplines being allotted for the male members, six for female members, two for member children and one discipline each for the spouses of male and female members.
DRU held a press-conference on Wednesday ahead of the sports festival at the Sagar-Runi Auditorium where DRU president Rafiqul Islam Azad and general secretary Reaz Chowdhury were present.