Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, May 10: Annual Sports Fest ‘SARANG’ of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU), Katra concluded, here today.
Vice Chancellor, Prof D. Mukhopadhyay was the chief guest on the valedictory function.
It was a three months long event involving five houses of University.
The games in the event included Cricket, Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Badminton, Table-Tennis, Lawn Tennis, Kabaddi, Kho-Kho, Athletics, Open Marathon, Chess and E-Sports.
Vayu House clinched the first position, while Prithivi House bagged the second spot.
Sucha Singh, Balbir Singh and Sumit Sharma officiated the matches along with different coordinators of respective games.
The valedictory function started with the welcome speech by Faculty I/c Sports Rajiv Kumar.
Vice Chancellor Prof. D. Mukhopadhyay emphasized the value of sports in students’ life and appreciated the efforts of sports department.
Best emerging and overall best players were honoured in the ceremony. Winners of Employee Cricket and Badminton tournaments were also honoured on the occasion.
Muskan Sharma anchored the proceedings the ceremony, while Karthik presented the vote of thanks.
The dignitaries present during the ceremony were Dean Student Welfare, Dr Yugal Khajuria, Prof Ashok Kumar Sharma, Dr Suparn Sharma, Vinod Sharma (Administrative Officer), Dr Ekta Rai, Mir Irfan ul Haq, Ankush Raina and Shaivya Manhas.