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“Sports teach us to accept our failures”

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By OUR STAFF REPORTER

Dehradun, 22 Nov: Senior Sports Journalist and renowned author Vijay Lokapalli said today that “sports teach us to accept the failures of life and inspire us to keep working on our life goals”.
Vijay Lokapalli was addressing students in Graphic Era Hill University at a seminar. The theme of the seminar was: ‘Shun Terrorism and Embrace Sports’. He said that sports not only keep us healthy but they are also a bridge between mental, physical and social wellbeing. He also highlighted the skills required for journalism.
On this occasion, an exhibition of photojournalist Dr Kamal Sharma’s photographs based on the theme was also organised. Interesting competitions were also a part of the programme in which various schools of Dehradun participated.

Tibetan Nehru Memorial Foundation won the treasure hunt. In poster making Parinita from Army Public School, in slogan writing Vaidehi from Universal Academy, in short story writing Mahi Bhandari from Universal Academy and in face painting Ashmita Negi from KV ONGC bagged the first positions.
The Seminar was organised by Graphic Era Hill University’s Department of Journalism and Mass Communication. Vice Chancellor Dr Sanjay Jasola and HOD Dr Taha Siddiqui were also present at the event.