Various schools, colleges, institutions and sports association celebrated National Sports Day which falls of the birth anniversary of hockey wizard major Dhyan Chand on Thursday.
District Sports Office: Deputy Director of Sports, District Sports Office, Nagpur District Fencing Association, Nagpur District Boxing Association jointly celebrated National Sports Day at Divisional Sports Complex, indoor hall on Thursday. Around 2500 players from the district participated in handball, fencing, football, zumba dance, musical chair, etc events.
Deputy director of sports Subhash Rewatkar, DSO Avinash Pund, taluka sports officer Asha Meshrma, Pawan Meshram, sports officer Deepak Samdure, Abhay Mahalle, Maya Duble, Bhushan Kalamkar, Arun Bhute, Yogesh Khobragade, Ranjana Sawatkar, Ajay Sontakke and Mohammad Shoaib were present on the occasion.
CP and Berar College: On the occasion of ‘National Sports Day’ C.P. & Berar E.S College organised Intramural Kabaddi Tournament at Reshimabagh ground. The chief guest for the prize distribution Ceremony was ,Director, Department of Physical Education & Sports RTMNU Dr Sharad Suryawanshi.. Principal Dr. Milind Barhate, vice-principal Dr. J.K Mahajan were also present on the occasion.
In his motivational Address the chief guest told players that today’s sports scenario is changing and growing fast. Students must grab the opportunity in various games. Players must forge to achieve their goals in the field of sports. In the Era of Pro-Leagues players have great opportunity to be selected in different leagues and develop their game according to the International Standards.
In the end, in the presidential address Dr. Milind Barhate urged the players to take part in different sports activities regularly and make use of sports infrastructure available in the college
The chief guest presented the winning trophy to XII Commerce players who have won the tournament. The runners-up trophy is presented to B.A Part I Players.
Dr. Nishant Tipte, HOD Physical Education & Sports Conducted the programme. Sanjay Pusadkar propose a vote of thanks.
Vidarbha Hockey Association: Tributes were paid to hockey wizard Major Dhyan Chand at a function organised at VHA ground. MLA Sudhakar Deshmukh was the chief guest on the occasion. Corporator Sunil Hiranwar, Rupa Rai and Ujwala Sharma also graced the occasion. Retired MOIL officer Chandrakant Gundewar presided over the function. VHA administrator TN Sidhra made introductory remarks. MLA Deshmukh also performed a bhoomipujan of developmental works at VHA ground. GM Pillay, Shyam Sharma, Parag Bankar, Kishor Goydani, Piyush Ambuelkar, Baba Rocque, Faiyyaz Qureshi, Gajanan Malikar and corporator Kishor Jichkar were present on the occasion.
Reshimbagh ground: A programme to play tributes to hockey wizard major Dhyan Chand was organised at Reshimbagh ground on Wednesday. NMC health committee deputy chairman and former sports committee chairman Nagesh Share, noted cricket coach Shishir Sudame, SJ Anthony, athletics coach Ravindra Tong, Gurudeo Nagrale, Mangesh Paunikar, Annand Somkuwar, athlete Nikita Raut, Shridhar, Nishant Deharia, Lalit, edwin Anthony, Karan Naidu, Christopher Cruz, Raju Verma, Anthresh Lakra, Doma Chafle, Mohan Patil and sports persons were present on the occasion
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