Sports Day at Hunar Ghar

By January 31, 2018India, Sports Tournament
The mandatory hand-shake before the fight begins

Hunar Ghar recently celebrated its Annual Sports Day with rigor and enthusiasm. The event spread over three days hosted 7 schools in the vicinity. Over 200 children from other schools took part in Kho-Kho, Kabaddi, Archery and various track & field events. The value of sport in building character and leadership behaviors has been widely recognized, events like these instill in children a sense of grit, determination and team-spirit. It was heartening to see the community of Bakhel & near-by villages as well as the local administration lending support for the event and cheer for the children. Our program administrator, Kanan shares a detailed description of the event..

Sports day was held at Hunar Ghar school from January 23 to 25 January 2018. A total of 8 schools including Hunar Ghar took part in the Sports competitions held over 3 days. The participating schools were from villages of Zed, Mandva, Bakhel, Kotda, Jhanjhar, Anjani and Degari . The first day commenced with inauguration by shri Devi lal ji the Sarpanch of the Bakhel Panchyat and secretary of sports for the school.

A Kabaddi game underway

A Kabaddi game underway

Each school had sent four teams for each sport – Boys & Girls team for Primary section and Boys & Girls team for Upper Primary section. A total 205 students participated in various Sports competition. 37 girls and 51 boys participated from Hunar Ghar in various sports competition.

Team games like Kabaddi and Kho-Kho which are enjoyed locally saw wide-ranging cheering from community members, teachers from all schools and local administration. The crowd size was over 1200. The community cheered for the children and enjoyed their time together. The event plays an important part in building a fruitful relationship with the community.

Sports competition were concluded on January 25th and the winners were awarded trophies and certificates. The teams winning in various competitions were awarded by the Block Education Officer, Kotda. More picture below..