A Proud moment for Khalsa College for Women, Civil Lines, Ludhiana as two sports players from the Physical Education Department of the college have been selected to represent India in the Asian Games 2023, taking place from September 23rd to October 8 in Hangzhou, China. Manmeet Kaur, B.A I and Jyoti Tokas M.A I English have been selected for 5×5 Basketball and Kurash respectively.
Manmeet has been trained by Late Devinder Singh Dhindsa and Madam Saloni, their coaches at the Ludhiana center. Jyoti Tokas has got her training under the coaches Sanunder Tokas, Mr. Ravinder Dahiya and Mr. Parveen Thakur. Tokas has already added many medals to her kitty with her power packed performances at various events. She has won a silver and a bronze in Khelo India, 2022 as well as All India Inter- university competitions.
R.S Gill, President, Panjab Basketball Association, Senior Vice President Yurinder Singh Hayer, Vice President Mr. M.S Bhullar, General secretary S. Teja Singh and J P Singh have termed the selection a proud moment for Punjab State.
The Members of college managing committee, Director Dr. Mukti Gill and Principal Dr. Iqbal Kaur congratulated Dr. Mandeep Kaur, Head of Physical Education Department and the entire staff for the achievement. They also extended their best wishes to the students.