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Glitter marks Rayat Bahra sports meet

March 09, 2018 04:02 PM

Punjab News Express
PATIALA: Glitter marked the Annual Sports Meet 2018 of the Rayat Bahra Group of Institutes Patiala Campus here today. Students of Engineering, Management, Pharmacy, law and Polytechnic Institutes participated in various athletics and field games.

All the students made catching competitions shown by their participation in different matches like Cricket, Volley Ball, Badminton and Basket Ball. Kabaddi Matches made a special attraction of spectators with their individual traditional styles.

More than 500 students took part in track event races that is 400, 200 and 100 Meter Races, Javelin Throw, Shot-put, Long Jump, Power Lifting, Push-ups and many more. Girl students of Patiala Campus did not lag behind. They were the equal competitors with boys in all the athletics, field games and all matches.

AS Ghuman, Superintendent of Police, Traffic, was the Chief Guest. He along with Campus Director Dr Piush Verma, Director Admin and Principals hoisted the flag and declared the Athletic Meet open by releasing colorful balloons and pigeons.

Ghuman on this occasion said sports plays an important role in educating students as it teaches them to become strong from inside and also develop a fit and sound body. Being actively involved in sports can help students relax from their daily routine of learning course syllabus and lessen the exam stress as well.

He said it is a great medium to keep the mind, body and soul in sync and maintain a balance between work and play. Day to day practice in sports can help students imbibe leadership skills. Qualities like tolerance, patience and tips to handle pressure is well taught by sports. It also teaches the value of team spirit and proficiency to share victory and defeat.

Ghuman himself represented Punjab in National Games 1982 in 100 mt Heats. He congratulated the athletes for showcasing their true sportsmanship on the playground. He applauded the talent shown by RBGI Patiala Campus students.

Chairman Gurvinder Singh Bahra conveyed his greetings to the athletes and participants and congratulated the winners and their mentors. He also said that sports teach students discipline, co-operation, team-work and they learn to develop their leadership qualities.

Campus Director Dr Piush Verma welcomed the Chief Guest AS Ghuman, Ashok Kumar Sharma, Deputy Director (National Institute of Sports, Patiala, and Guest of Honour Harwant Kaur, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Special Task Force. Dr Verma said the desire to participate in any sport is the important factor in the success of an athlete. Dr Verma also said that sports are known for producing the most remarkable athletes, colorful characters, influential leaders and memorable heroes in the world.

All the Principals, Engineering, Management, Pharmacy, Law, Polytechnic, Director Admin, faculty members and staff witnessed different events,


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