Sports enthusiasts from over 30 schools participated in the two-day District-Level Athletic meet jointly organised by Department of Public Instruction and Zilla Panchayat for the year 2016-17 that began on Monday.
Mayor B L Byrappa along with Zilla Panchayat President Nayeema Sultana flagged off the meet and appreciated the participants. Zilla Panchayat President Nayeema Sultana said that participants must make use of this platform to build sportsmanship and bring shine to the nation. Sports meets like this will help create stars like P V Sindhu and others who spread the Nations glory at Olympics this year.
District Physical Education Officer (in-charge) C Mariyappa, Deputy Director Department of Public Instruction H R Basappa, Principal District Institute of Education and Training R Raghunandan, Karanataka State Government Workers Association Vice-President Ramu, District Primary School Teachers Association President H B Basavaraju, Karnataka State Grade 1 Physical Teachers Association President Nagesh were present.