19th Inter Amity Institutions Sports Meet “Sangathan 2017” commences at Amity University Haryana


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Gurgaon, August 24, 2017: To ensure healthy mind and physical fitness of the students and to celebrate Founder’s Day, Amity University Haryana (AUH) started 19th Inter Amity Institutions Sports Meet “Sangathan 2017” at University Campus. During the month long sports saga, over 2,200 students from institutions of the campuses will zealously participate in more than 18 games and 15 track and field event which will include sports activities including Cricket, Football and Tennis. Teams representing the various departments of the AUH will be vying for the coveted Sangathan Trophy . The faculty and staff members will also participate in various sports events including basketball, volleyball, track & field etc during Sangathan.
The inaugural ceremony commenced with the lighting of the “Sangathan Mashaal” by Prof (Dr.) P B Sharma - Vice Chancellor, Amity University Haryana in the presence of Directors/HoIs and senior officials of Amity. The Mashaal was carried through the campus by the students cheered along as they made their way through the Departments and Institutions of the university.
The inauguration was followed by a friendly Volleyball match played between students of Amity University Haryana.
Declaring “Sangathan 2017” open, Prof (Dr.) P B Sharma - Vice Chancellor, Amity University Haryana said that there is no other University in the world that has such a great gathering of motivated students and faculty members as Amity. Most important aspect of Sangathan is to nurture in you the spirit of acknowledgement of the goodness of others.
While addressing the august gathering Maj. Gen. G S Bal (Retd.), DSW, Amity University Haryana stated that, "Healthy mind in a healthy body is a very famous saying that is so true and relevant in today’s world. Winning is very important but do not forget to enjoy the game, cultivate sportsmanship, inculcate team work and camaraderie and develop leadership qualities through sports.
Every year "Sangathan" is held to promote the spirit of sportsmanship and camaraderie amongst students of Amity. Also present during the occasion were Prof Balraj Chauhan, Director, Amity Law School, Amity University Lucknow Maj. Gen. B S Suhag (Retd.), Deputy Vice Chancellor, Prof.(Dr.) Padmakali Banerjee, Pro Vice Chancellor, Maj. Gen. G S Bal(Retd.), Dean of Student Welfare, Mr. Hansraj Phalswal, Ms. Sonika Ohlyan, Dr. Gurpreet Makkar, Mr. Pravin Gahlaut, HOD’s, Staff and a large gathering of enthusiastic students.

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Thursday, August 24, 2017