The College Celebrated 114th Birth Anniversary of Major Dhyan Chand

BBK DAV College for Women, Amritsar celebrated National Sports Day to mark the 114th birth anniversary of Major Dhyan Chand shining star of Hockey world. On this occasion, Dr. Sukhdev Singh, Director & Head Department of Sports and Physical Education, GNDU, Amritsar was the Chief Guest.  Sh. Sudarshan Kapoor, Chairman, Local Managing Committee and Principal Dr. Pushpinder Walia presided over this function. The Chief Guest, Sh. Sudarshan Kapoor Ji along with college Principal, staff and students watched the live broadcast of the launch of ‘Fit India Movement’ by Honourable Prime Minister on National Channel. The main motive behind organizing such a programme is to pay a tribute to hockey wizard Major Dhyan Chand and to make students aware about National Sports Day.

College Hockey Team and Sports Club Members gave the warm welcome to the Chief Guest,  Sh. Sudarshan Kapoor Ji and Principal Madam with shadows of Hockey Sticks, Indian National Flag and Rose Sticks.

Principal Dr. Pushpinder Walia in her address to the students told about ‘Fit India Movement’ launched by Hon’ble Prime Minister Sh. Narendra Modi Ji and motivated the students to follow a fixed fitness routine. She further said that each student should walk at least 10,000 steps every day in order to remain physically fit and healthy.

Dr. Sukhdev Singh expressed his heartfelt happiness on this occasion and congratulated the college for organizing such a motivational programme for the college sportswomen. He further said that a sound mind resides in a sound body so young students should have a balanced and healthy diet and should remain away from drugs.

On this occasion, Sh. Sudarshan Kapoor, Chairman, Local Managing Committee and Principal Dr. Pushpinder Walia cut the cake to commemorate Major Dhyan Chand’s 114th Birth anniversary. The live telecast of the whole function was also shown. Dr. Amandeep Singh, Professor, Department of Physical Education, GNDU and Mrs. Sweety Bala, Head, Department of Physical Education were also present.