Two Kolkata Metro employees and four others won the Asia & Middle East Bridge Championship recently, defeating the United Arab Emirates. The Championship was held at Noida. With this, the Indian Team qualified for the World Bridge Championship to be held in Italy in March 2022. The two Metromen are Shri Sumit Mukherjee and Shri Debabrata Majumder.
Shri Mukherjee is presently the captain of Indian Railways Bridge team. He won the bronze medal in the Zakarta Asian Games in 2018. This apart, both Sumit and Debabrata have won several national and international titles.
The General Manager, Metro Railway has congratulated both the sportstars and wished them for the forthcoming World Bridge Championship. He also hoped that both these young men will continue bringing laurels for the country as well as for the Indian Railways.