By OUR STAFF REPORTER
DEHRADUN, 25 Oct: The Annual Sports Day was held in the premises of Kendriya Vidyalaya, ONGC, here, today. The programme began with Principal Dr Anshum Sharma Kalsi welcoming the gathering and emphasized the importance of sports in the lives of children. This was followed by the hoisting of the Flag. The welcome song, ‘Kar Le Har Maidan Fateh’, presented by the students of the Vidyalaya set the tone for the day. Thereafter, she declared the Meet ‘open’ and took the salute of the impressive March Past by the students representing the four Houses of the school – Shivaji, Tagore, Ashoka and Raman. The fair play oath was administered by the Sports Captain. This was followed by the athletics events under the guidance of VS Gosain, PET. These commenced with a 50 metre Biscuit Race for the tiny tots of the school. There was the Shoe and Socks Race, Three Legged Race, Lemon Spoon Race, Sack Race, Skipping Rope and 100 metres sprint. The senior students participated in the 100 metre sprint, 400 metre Relay Race (Boys and Girls) for the students of classes 6-8, 400 metres Relay Race (Boys and Girls) for classes 9-10 and 400 metres Relay Race (Boys and Girls) for classes 11-12. The winners were felicitated by the Principal with medals. The Vice- Principal of the Vidyalaya, Abhilekh Pilkhwal, thanked all the teachers for their cooperation and support and advised children to keep up their sporting spirit.