Minister for Sericulture, Youth Empowerment and Sports Sri K.C. Narayanswamy inaugurated the three-day JSS Inter-Institutions Sports Meet, held at the Suttur Srikshetra, in commemoration of His Holiness Jagadguru Dr. Shivarathri Rajendra Mahaswamiji, in the divine presence of His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji. Formerm Minister P.G.R. Sindhia, MLA Dr. Yateendra Siddaramaiah, Mysuru Vidyavardhaka Educational Institutions Chairperson Gundappa Gowda, former Mayor of Mysuru Vishwanath and others are seen in the picture.
Suttur, November 28, 2022: Minister for Sericulture, Youth Empowerment and Sports, Sri K.C. Narayana Gowda, emphasized the equal treatment of wins and losses in sports during his speech at the inauguration of the JSS Inter-Institutions Sports meet. The three-day event, organized by the JSS Mahavidyapeetha in honor of His Holiness Jagadguru Dr. Sri Shivarathri Rajendra Mahaswamiji, commenced with the divine presence of His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji on Monday.
In his address, Minister K.C. Narayana Gowda commended the JSS Mahavidyapeetha for its efforts in promoting sports among students and nurturing their overall development. He emphasized the need to prioritize mental health alongside physical well-being in this era of advanced technology and fast-paced lifestyles. The minister encouraged students to cultivate positive mindsets, disciplined lifestyles, and good thoughts to prevent mental health issues.
Presiding over the workshop, MLA Dr. Yateendra Siddaramaiah recognized the significance of the event for the students’ physical and mental development. He highlighted the role of sports in fostering leadership qualities and extended his congratulations and best wishes to all participants.
The chief guest, Commissioner of the State, Bharath Scouts and Guides, and former Minister, Sri P.G. R. Sindhia, compared the JSS Mahavidyapeetha to a banyan tree, providing education and shelter to thousands of students. He commended the disciplined and captivating parade and stressed the importance of sports and games in bringing peace to the minds and souls of individuals. Sri Suttur Swamiji’s guidance and involvement ensured the event’s excellence and integrity, according to Sri P.G. R. Sindhia.
Ku. Chaitanya, Narwey JSS High School student, and Sri B.G. Poojar, Physical Education teacher received the oath on behalf of the students and sports officers respectively.
Sri Jayarajendra, junior pontiff, Sri S.P. Manjunath, Sri S. Shivakumaraswamy, Sri S.P. Udayashankar, former ZP President S.C. Basavaraju, Vidyavardhaka Educational Institutions Chairperson Gundappagowda, former Mayor of Mysuru Vishwanath, Personal Secretary to the Mysuru Youth Empowerment Department Assistant Director Rohith Gangadhar, Personal Secretary to the Sericulture, Youth Empowerment and Sports Minister Pradeep, Sports meet convener Sri Sampath and heads of various departments of the JSS Educational Institutions were present.
The JSS Inter-Institutions Sports meet saw the participation of around 3,316 students from various categories. The event commenced with an invocation by the students of the JSS Residential School, Suttur, followed by a guard of honor given by the sports teams to the esteemed guests.