Jalandhar, May 28, 2019: Lovely Professional University organised five-day 50th Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan’s National Sports Meet (Boys) at its campus. The event witnessed a participation of 300 KV students from 22 regions. where overall winners in the game of hockey and handball will be honoured on a concluding day on May 29, 2019. The ‘Sports Meet’ has boys under the age of 14 and 17 for Hockey and HandBall games.
The third day of the ‘Meet’ witnessed various thrilling contests to secure the top honours in both handball and hockey matches. Two Hockey matches were played between the teams of Chandigarh and Patna regions; and, Varanasi and Gurugram regions. The first match was won by Chandigarh region by the score of 4-1; and, in the second match, Gurugram registered victory by the score of 4-0.
In the four Handball matches played for Boys under-14 at LPU Handball Courts; Mumbai, Patna, Jabalpur and Varanasi regions won the matches by marvelous scores. Mumbai defeated Hyderabad by 9-5; Patna defeated Lucknow by 23-5; Jabalpur excelled over Tinsukhiya by 13-6; and, Varanasi defeated Agra region by 35-10.
Prior to this on May 25, the meet was inaugurated by Joint Commissioner of KVS Dr. Sachi Kant, where he inspired both boys and girls to exhibit their full strength in excelling opponents. Quoting examples from ‘Mahabharata’, he boosted the morale of students to compete like a true sportsperson, advised them to concentrate on their targets, and wished them success. Thanking LPU Management, Dr. Kant appreciated all arrangements made at LPU for smooth conduction of the games and the nicest staying endeavors for students in their teens.
On this occasion, LPU Vice-Chancellor Dr. Ramesh Kanwar, Deputy Commissioner of KVS (Chandigarh region) Ranveer Singh Assistant Commissioners T Rukmani and Indira Modgil were also present.