Chandigarh, September 24, 2019: NSS Panjab University, Chandigarh organized first athletics meet today under Fit India Movement to give a message of Healthy India on NSS Day 24th September, 2019.
The event was started with a pledge taking ceremony in the memory of the martyrs of ‘Jallianwala Bagh Massacre.
Athletics meet was inaugurated by the State Liaison Officer, Chandigarh administration, Bikram Rana. The event was organized by the Programme Officers Dr. Purva Mishra & Dr Sucha Singh under the guidance of Dr Navdeep Sharma, NSS Programme Coordinator.
More than 150 volunteers participated in the track events of 100 Meters, 400 meters, 4x100 relay race and long jump. Mahipal from Department of Physical Education was declared Best Male Athlete and Harsimran Kaur from Department of Pub. Administration was declared Best Female Athlete. 100 meters men gold was won by Mahipal of Physical Education, Silver by Arik of Geology and bronze by Yash of Physical Education. 400 meters men gold was won by Nikish of Geology, Silver by Pawan of Geology, and bronze by Vidhanshu of Physical Education. 100 meters women gold was won by Harsimran Kaur of Public Administration, Silver by Harnoor Ghuman of UIDS, and bronze by Robin of UIDS. 400 meters women gold was won by Ramanjot Kaur of Physical Education, Silver by Harsimran Kaur of Public Administration and bronze by Sakshi of UIDS. Long jump men gold was won by Yash Tiwari of Physical Education and long jump women was won by Sohenoor of PU-ISSER.