Sporting extravaganza ‘Khedan Vatan Punjab Dean’ had one thing for everybody
The Khedan Vatan Punjab Dean, a 10-day sporting extravaganza, got here to a detailed on Thursday. The occasion gathered a lot response within the rural in addition to city areas. Tribune reporter Manmeet Gill and lensman Vishal Kumar seize the keenness and power on the sector.
The sports activities extravaganza had one thing for everybody. The occasion gave athletes alternatives to compete with their friends on a level-playing subject in quite a lot of occasions. Other than U-14 years, U-17, U-21 classes, the competitions have been additionally held for seniors. To encourage individuals to remain match, matches of desk tennis, garden tennis, volleyball, badminton and athletics have been held for sportspersons within the age group of 41 to 50 and 50 above. The closing ceremony of the video games was organised at Khalsa School right here at the moment with the Deputy Commissioner, Harpreet Singh Sudan, distributing prizes to the winners. Addressing the sportspersons, Sudan mentioned sports activities create self-discipline within the lifetime of an individual. He mentioned the primary goal of the occasion was to reconnect individuals with sports activities.
The district officers said that organising video games at this scale with mass participation of the sportspersons from throughout completely different age teams was a herculean process. District sports activities officer Jasmeet Kaur mentioned the occasion had opened a door for budding gamers from the state. Such competitions helped to find the hidden expertise from grassroots, she added.