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National Sports Day at MITM! Women cricketers set the ball rolling

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Mysuru: Maharaja Institute of Technology Mysore (MITM) had organized a two- day sports and cultural meet on August 27 and 28, to mark the celebration of this year’s National Sports Day (Birth Anniversary of Hockey Wizard Dhyan Chand –  August 29).

The event was inaugurated by two renowned women cricketers of the state, Rakshitha Krishnappa, the state’s Capatain, and Shubha S, by watering the saplings.


Cricketer Rakshita felicitated during Sports Day at MITM

The two cricketers were felicitated by Principal Dr Naresh Kumar B G, Secretary Dr Vasudev T and President Dr Murali S during the inaugural program.

In his address, Principal Naresh Kumar remembered the greatness of Major Dhyan Chand, whose birth anniversary is aptly celebrated as National Sports Day. 

Oath taking session

Rakshita, in her short speech, emphasised on the importance of participating in outdoor sports.

She also called for use of Kannada in Karnataka and attracted a huge round of applause from the audience.

Shubha said “sports helps in creating a lot of positivity and allows to lead life with dignity.”

In his presidential address, Dr Murali S raised concerns over the addiction of youth to mobile phones and called for change of mindset.

It was followed by oath taking ceremony to stay sportive in any situation and uphold the sportsman spirit throughout the two day event.

Dhanya Sundar H, PED and Aniruddha A M Administrative Officer were present.

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