An­nual sports week at Banyan Tree con­cludes

Hindustan Times (Chandigarh) - Live - - IN & AROUND - HT Live Correspondent chdlivedesk@hin­dus­tan­times.com

■ CHANDI­GARH: The an­nual sports week of Banyan Tree School (BTS) con­cluded at its premises in Sec­tor 48 here on Fri­day, where Haryana Fi­nan­cial com­mis­sioner VS Kundu was the chief guest and Gur­jit Singh Obe­rio, renowned busi­ness­man, presided over the func­tion.

Ad­dress­ing the crowd, Kundu praised ef­forts of the school man­age­ment, in­clud­ing di­rec­tor Ravin­der Tal­war, for or­gan­is­ing such func­tion.

"I can see the stu­dents brim­ming with en­thu­si­asm and tak­ing part in var­i­ous games and cul­tural ac­tiv­i­ties. The school is pro­vid­ing good in­fra­struc­ture to the sportsper­sons for train­ing. The stu­dents must strive hard to give their 100% whether par­tic­i­pat­ing in sports or acad­e­mies."

The pro­gramme started with recit­ing of shloks. Ath­letic and cul­tural pro­grammes fol­lowed it.

The stu­dents of ju­nior wing par­tic­i­pated in bunny race, le­mon and spoon race, three­legged race and sack race.

The se­niors took part in the

■ 400, 200 and 100-me­ter races, slow cy­cling and chatty race.

Lit­tle chil­dren danc­ing on tunes of Dr Jones mes­merised the au­di­ence. While, the se­niors per­formed Bh­na­gra and gidda in the grand fi­nale of the pro­gramme.

Prin­ci­pal Tan­vir Saini read out the an­nual re­port.

The pro­gramme con­cluded with a prize dis­tri­bu­tion cer­e­mony, where the chief guest handed over prizes to the mer­i­to­ri­ous stu­dents.

Vidushi Rawat of Class 4, who has won 14 gold medals at the state-level skat­ing com­pe­ti­tions, was hon­oured in ab­sen­tia, as she has gone to rep­re­sent Chandi­garh in the National cham­pi­onship.

Wick­et­keeper Shine Sharma, who has been se­lected by the Board of Con­trol for Cricket in In­dia for Spe­cialised Academy in Chen­nai, tennis play­ers Kabir Man­rai and Taran­bir Singh Obe­rio were among those pre­sented medals. Teach­ers and staff mem­bers were also fe­lic­i­tated with cash in­cen­tives.

GURMINDER SINGH/HT

Stu­dents of Banyan Tree School pose dur­ing the an­nual sports day func­tion on Fri­day.

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