Dehradun, 16 Nov: The Annual Sports Day was held today at the Shri Guru Ram Rai Public School, Vasant Vihar. The event began with lighting of the ceremonial lamp and welcome of the Chief Guest with a shawl and a plant by OSD, SGRR Education Mission, HS Sharma and Principal Jagriti Nawani.
All the guests, judges and dignitaries were welcomed with a potted plant instead of bouquets. The oath was administered by Chief Guest, SP, Traffic, Lokeshwer Singh. The Chief Guest and Principal Jagriti Nawani took the salute at the impressive March Past. A dance drill and an energetic exercise drill set the tone for the rest of the event. There was also inter house hair styling, unique cooking, rangoli, craft board decoration and the science exhibition. Once the races began, the air was filled with cheering and tons of encouragement for the young athletes. Students of classes 6 to 8 competed class-wise in events including sprints, banana eating race, skipping race, blowing the balloon race, balancing and directing the ball race, and relay race.
The Zumba Display showcased the skills and exercises practiced by the young sports enthusiasts every day. OSD Sharma inspired the students with his motivational speech. SP Lokeshwer motivated the children to be aware and to follow the traffic rules. He encouraged the students to obey rules with various inspirational examples. He described the permanent losses and consequences one had to face because of negligence.
SP Lokeshwar Singh presented medals to the winners. Present on the occasion were Rashmi Singh, Mintush Kapoor, Past President, RDSH, Dr DP Nawani, and President, RDSH, Vikas Aggarwal. The day ended with the vote of thanks proposed by Purti Bhardwaj.