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: “Both wins and losses should be treated equally in sports,” observed Minister for Sericulture, Youth Empowerment and Sports Sri K.C. Narayana Gowda.
The Minister K.C. Narayana Gowda inaugurated the three-day JSS Inter-Institutions Sports meet organized in commemoration of His Holiness Jagadguru Dr. Sri Shivarathri Rajendra Mahaswamiji. The sports meet was inaugurated in the divine presence of His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji on Monday.
In his address, he appreciated the efforts made by the JSS Mahavidyapeetha for encouraging sports among the students. “Along with providing good quality education, the JSS Mahavidyapeetha is also giving stress on the overall development of the students. All those who are taking part in the sports meet today are lucky. You will rever and cherish these moments in your lives. I wholeheartedly thank His Holiness Swamiji for encouraging many students to engage in sports and enabling them to take part at the national level,” he added.
MLA Dr. Yateendra Siddaramaiah presided over the program. In his address, he mentioned it as a grand event and felt that it would be very helpful for the student’s physical and mental development. “Sports will develop leadership qualities among the students. I congratulate and wish the best of luck to all the participants of this sports meet,” he said.
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 for students. “The Sri Suttur Math and JSS Mahavidyapeetha have given shelter and education to thousands of students. Today’s parade was a feast for the eyes. It is so nice to see the students marching like disciplined soldiers. Sports and games provide peace to the minds and souls. Suttur Swamiji is an asset to our State. Any program that is organized under his guidance will be very neat and wonderful. The role of physical education instructors is vital in sports. All of you who are taking part in today’s event are so fortunate,” he said.
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 sports teams gave a guard of honor to the guests. Around 3316 students are taking part in the three-day sports event in different categories.
Earlier the program commenced with an invocation by the students of the JSS Residential School, Suttur. Sri Lokeshappa welcomed and Sri H.S. Gangadharaswamy gave a vote of thanks. Sri D.M. Siddalingaiah mastered the program.