Khalsa College for Women Celebrates National Sports Day

The Physical Education Department of Khalsa College for Women, Civil Lines, Ludhiana celebrated National Sports Day to commemorate the birthday of Hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand on August 29, 2023. The day marks special significance for the sports students as Major Dhyan Chand’s exemplary performances and extensive contribution to the field of sports is an inspiration and matter of great pride for the nation. A power point presentation on the life and achievements of Major Dhyan Chand was showcased in the college auditorium.

Olympian Hardeep Singh Grewal, Indian Field Hockey player was the guest speaker of the day. While addressing the students he shared memories with Major Dhyan Chand and apprised them about his charismatic personality, simplicity and patriotism for his country. Further he deliberated upon the importance of sports in student’s life. He added that women sports persons are scaling new heights everyday and sports is a promising field that provides for a platform to girls to explore their potential. He concluded with his words of wisdom on importance of hard work and discipline in life. The outstanding sportspersons of the college were also honored at the event. Director Dr. Mukti Gill also graced the occasion.

College Principal Dr. Iqbal Kaur extended thanks to the guest for motivating the students. She further applauded the efforts of  Dr. Mandeep Kaur, Head Department of Physical Education and the entire staff on the success of the event.