Mail News Service
Jamshedpur, Jan 8: A three day sports meet was organized at Vidya Bharati High School in Gamharia which was inaugurated by the School’s managing committee chairman Sudhanshu Sarkar who hoisted the school flag and lit the sports torch to signal the opening of the competition.
In his remarks, Sarkar said, “The main purpose of organizing sporting events is to develop physical fitness along with mental acumen in students because, as per the adage, a healthy mind and a healthy body is the success mantra to meet life on its terms.”
The teachers too participated in some of the track and field events.
The participants were divided into four groups. Intermediate students were placed in Group A, students of classes VIII to X in Group B, Classes VI and VII in Group C while those in classes III to V were paced in Group D.
All winners of the various events were awarded prizes. Also present on the occasion were the managing committee’s secretary Himanshu Sarkar, Headmaster SD Prasad, Jayanti Kumari, Nivedita, Radha Pal, Shekhar Kumar, Dinesh Joshi, Sanjay Mahto and all other teachers, staff members and students.