New Delhi, 23 February 2015: Riding on Ravi Rathore’s glorious display, the 61st Cavalry defeated Sona Polo 6 goals to 2 in title clash of 18th edition of H.H. Maharaja Jiwaji Rao Scindia Gold Cup at the Jaipur Polo Ground here on Sunday. The winners were awarded by cabinet minister for Commerce, Industries and Employment Yashodhara Raje Scindia. She was present with her son Akshay Bhansali.
The tournament is sponsored by Land Rover, Panasonic, IndusInd Bank etc. Introduced by the late Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia of Gwalior, in memory of her husband late Maharaja Jiwaji Rao Scindia, the Gold Cup is now patronized by the Royal Scindia Family of Gwalior. The returns of the tournament, one of India’s principal charity polo events, will be given to the Rajmata Shrimant Vijaya Raje Scindia Centre for Development, a disciplinary NGO working in the fields of hunger eradication, primary education, primary health care, women empowerment and water management.