Suttur, April 26, 2021: International wrestler Sri Praveen Shambhuling Sunagara who had visited Suttur recently was felicitated. Praveen Shambhuling participated in the wrestling tournament held as part of the 6th Indo-Nepal Youth Rural Games and Sports Federation of India and won a gold medal by defeating wrestlers of 10 countries.
Praveen is an alumnus of the JSS School in Halingali Village of Jamkhandi Taluk in Bagalkote District. Speaking after receiving the felicitation he expressed his view that the Suttur Residential School had provided food, shelter, and education to thousands of children like him and helped them to settle in their lives. “While studying I had an interest in Kabaddi and I used to play it a lot. It helped me to maintain physical fitness. I utilized my interest and skills in sports and it helped me to take part in international tournaments,” he added.
“I belong to a poor family. With the blessings of Paramapujya Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji today I could become a good sportsperson and achieve. I thank the JSS Educational Institution for providing me a strong foundation. I also am very happy about visiting the school where I learnt,” he said.
Sri B.A. Rajashekar, Director, Physical Education Division, JSS Mahavidyapeetha felicitated Praveen. Coordinating officer and Headmasters were present on the occasion.
International Wrestler Sri Praveen Shambhuling Sunagara, who is an alumnus of the JSS Residential School, in Suttur, was felicitated during his visit recently. Sri B.A. Rajashekar, Director, Physical Education Department, JSS Mahavidyapeetha, felicitated him. Heads of various departments are seen in the above picture.