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Event Start Date : 28/08/2017 Event End Date 28/08/2017


National Sports Day was celebrated on 28th of August, 2017 in D.A.V. Public School, Velachery. Sports day which commemorated the 112nd birth anniversary of Major Dhyan Chand.

National Sports Day is not only a tribute to one of greatest in the games, it also reminds us the importance of sports in our life. The message was well received by the students of D.A.V. Public School.    

The celebration started with a skit depicting the Hockey Wizard Major Dhyan Chand and his patriotism for  India. The skit showed the match between India and Germany during Berlin Olympics 1936 when Dhyan Chand declined the offer given by Hitler of joining the Nazi force and becoming the Field Marshal. The skit was well received with a thunderous applause of student fraternity.

A quiz on sports of India conducted by the students of class VII, invited enthusiastic participation and energetic response from the audience.

To conclude, the celebration was an eye-opener in the field of spots as it is a very important activity for students. It is one activity which can help us to develop multiple qualities like sense of togetherness, leadership skills, stamina, physical strength, planning and strategy, patriotism and team work. The qualities which help us to excel in life.



            A Skit depicting the Hockey Wizard Major Dhyan Chand                                                    A Quiz on Sports of India