National Sports Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm on Monday at Rabindranatha Tagore University.
Notably, National Sports Day is celebrated to mark the birthday of hockey magician Major Dhyan Chand. The program was organized under the joint auspices of the RNTU and the Raisen Sports and Youth Welfare Department.
On this occasion, the sportsmen who brought laurels to the district and the university of Raisen at the national and international level were congratulated. On this occasion, University Registrar Vijay Singh and District Sports and Youth Welfare Officer Jalaj Chaturvedi and Deputy University Registrar Ritwik Choubey were present as the chief guest.
On this occasion, university judo player Mohit (Bronze medal, All India University Games and Khelo India University Games 2021-22) was rewarded with a sum of money of Rs 10,000, Harsh Chauhan, (Open Navy Wind Surfing Championship Gold Medalist), Raisen District International player K. Sonia Kumre (bronze medalist at the Khelo India Hockey League Junior National Championship, currently plays in the Netherlands), national level player, K. Prashu Parihar (gold medalist at the Senior Women’s National Hockey Championship 2021), Yakub Siddiqui (Gold Medal in 64th National Rifle Shooting Championship), K. Rekha Jat (Bronze Medal in Khelo India Games Haryana Wrestling), Deepa Rajput (Gold Medal in National Canoe Sprint Championship), K. 147 intercollegiate players including Renu Yadav (Gold medal at the National Senior Women’s Hockey Championship 2021), Shweta Dagor (Bronze of the National Senior Interdepartmental Women’s Hockey Championship) received the trophy .
Sports coach Nisarullah Khan, who trained players in the program, football coach prepared 50 national level players, Arvind Jararia, handball coach, Bareilly prepared 5 national level players, VS. Bundela, football coach Raisen prepared 8 national level players and encouraged football in the district, Dinesh Dangi, athletics coach Mandideep prepared 5 national level players and encouraged athletics in the district, Prahlad Rathore, player and national coach 50 national level players were prepared and other coaches were also awarded.
The program began with the national anthem and the offering of flowers to Major Dhyan Chand. The coordinators for this event were the university’s sports manager, Satish Ahirwar, public relations manager Vijay Pratap Singh and NCC manager Manoj Singh Manral. The stage was led by Second Lieutenant Manoj Manral, NCC officer of the University.