Mysuru, December 28:- “Pressure and stress are common for everyone nowadays. To overcome these, we should take part in any sport,” said Zilla Panchayat president Parimala Shyam.
She was speaking after inaugurating the Sports Meet for Zilla Panchayat members and officials organised by Youth Empowerment and Sports Department at Chamundi Vihar Sports Stadium at Nazarbad here on Saturday.
“We are always involved in public service and administration. Organising such sports meets help us overcome the work pressure. Everyone should take part in one or the other sport to be healthy,” she added.
ZP vice president Gowramma Somashekar, former ZP president Nayeema Sultana and others were present.
Cricket, volleyball, 100 metres race, shot put, tug of war, slow cycle race, lagori, 3 legged race, balloon blowing, quiz, ball in the basket and other sports were held for men.
For women, walking backwards, throwball, alagulimane, shot put, tug of war, lagori, balloon blowing, quiz, avarekalu peeling and other sports were organised. (KS, NGB)