Udupi: The annual sports meet of the District Working Journalists’ Association was held at the Mahatma Gandhi College Ground, Indrali here on February 10.
Udupi District Superintendent of Police K Annamalai inaugurated and declared the sports meet open.
K Annamalai speaking on the occasion said that both the police and the journalists work round the clock keeping aside recreational activities. “Recreational activities help us to refresh our mind and this sports day is a platform for participation in such activities.”
A variety of sports like 100m, 400m, long jump, shot put, cricket, sack race, breaking the pot, musical chair, tug of war and a bike race were held. Atleast for a day all the media persons kept their pens aside, left the mouse-and-monitor game behind and participated in the day’s events with sportive spirit. Rahim Ujire, Rajesh K C and Balakrishna Shibarla, conducted the sports events.
Udupi district information officer Rohini, Journalists’ Association president Jayakar Suvarna, secretary Ganesh Prasad Pandelu, treasurer Rajesh Shetty and sports secretary Nazir Polya were present on the occasion.