First President Trophy Boat Race"Shree Ganesh" won for the first 'President trpohy' Boat Race. The race that was 30th August(yesterday) at Astamudi lake , Kollam. The Kollam St. Francis Boat club which makes Shree Ganesh Chundan got the first President Trophy from our Honorable President Prathibha Patil. They got the cash prize of Rs 1 lakh also.
second Prize(Rs 75000 and Trophy) was gone for "Devas Chundan" by Kollam Jesus boat club and third prize(Rs 50000 and Trophy) for "Aanari Chundan" by Kottayam Thiruvarphu boat club.
The Boat Race was flagged off by the present Labor Minister Shibu Baby John.