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3000 girls participate in DAV National Sports at DAV University
December 29, 2022

Winners will qualify for the National School Games organized by the federation

Jalandhar, December 29

An impressive cultural extravaganza stole the hearts as the annual DAV National Sports for Girls took off at DAV University, Jalandhar. More than 3000 school girls under 19 years of age have arrived to participate in the mega sports event from across the nation. These girls representing DAV’s 15 sports zones was declared open by the Chief Guest Justice (Retired) N K Sud, Vice President, DAV College Managing Committee (DAV CMC), New Delhi. The students are participating in 24 games. The games are being organized under the aegis of DAV College Managing Committee, New Delhi.

Justice Sud being felicitated by Dr Manoj Kumar

In his inaugural address, Justice Sud said that he was delighted to learn that the young generation had been receptive to embracing sports as a career. Conveying the best wishes of Dr Punam Suri, President, DAV CMC to the participants, he said that participation and completion were more important than winning in sports and life. “One should not give up. He is a real winner who gets up after falling down and starts again,” he said.

Mr J P Shoor, Director DAV CMC and convener of the school games said that the idea of any sports event was not only to choose winners or most physically fit but was to create brotherhood and to promote sportsmanship. He said that sports provided a level playing field. The same spirit should be replicated in life. He stated that DAV National Sports was recognized by the School Games Federation of India and the winners of the event would qualify for the National School Games organized by the federation.

Vice Chancellor of the University, Dr Manoj Kumar stated that DAV had produced many legends in sports including cricketers Kapil Dev, Yuvraj Singh, M S Dhoni, Olympian Neeraj Chopra and golfer Jeev Milkha Singh. Some of these participants could be the future celebrities, he said.

Various dignitaries at the function included secretaries of DAV CMC Mr Arvind Ghai, Mr Ajay Goswami, Mr B K Mittal, managing committee members Mr Ravinder Kumar Sharma, Mr Inderjit Talwar, Mr S P Sehdev, local guest Mr Kundan Lal Aggarwal, Executive Director, DAV University Mr Rajan Gupta, Registrar Dr K N Kaul and Director Sports Dr Yeshbeer Singh.

Justice Sud meeting participants

Moments of leisure Justice Sud and Sh Shoor tapping their feet to Bhagra beats

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