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National Sports Day celebrated

punjab Updated: Aug 29, 2013 19:01 IST
HT Correspondent

Over 150 students displayed their sports skills during the celebration of National Sports Day at Lyallpur Khalsa College on Thursday.

The event was organised by the physical education and sports department to commemorate the birth anniversary of the hockey legend Major Dhyanchand. Champion athletes of Guru Nanak Dev University participated in the event. Former Olympian and alumnus of the college, Harpreet Singh Mander, ADCP, crime branch, Jalandhar were the chief guests of the occasion.

College principal GS Samra, congratulated the sportsman for bringing laurels to the college by winning the Teja Singh Samundri overall championship trophy for record 13 times and promised of extending support to sportspersons in terms of incentives, infrastructure, free diets availability of skilled coaches maintenance of grounds, medical aid and availability of equipment to promote sports in educational institutions in Punjab.