Mysuru, January 2:- “Education and sports are like two sides of the same coin,” said MLA M K Somashekar here on Monday.
He was speaking at the valedictory session of sports and cultural events of Government Girls’ High School on Chamaraja Double Road held at Jaganmohan Palace in the city.
“Students should take part in sports along with studies. Sports activities make one strong, mentally and physically. The state government is encouraging sports by giving quota for sportsmen in various departments,” Somashekhar said.
“Parents should encourage their children to pursue sports that they are interested in,” he added.
Senior journalist Amshi Prasanna Kumar distributed prizes to the winners.
District Kannada Sahitya Parishat (KASAPA) president Dr Y D Rajanna, principal and students of the school were present. -(MR/KS).