SrinagarAn Inter-School Sports Festival was held by DPS Srinagar for the students of various schools in the valley, a statement from the organisers.
According to the statement, the festival included three sports – Cricket, Basketball and Badminton. Nine teams from across the valley participated in the festival. The festival commenced with an opening ceremony attended by the Principal BS Murali, Vice Principal Shafaq Afshan, and the administrator Sana Bakshi. The principals opening speech highlighted the importance of corroboration and cooperation between schools that will make such events possible.
In cricket, DPS Budgam thrashed DPS Srinagar thoroughly outclassing them after restricting them to a meager score. The matches saw stellar performances from gallant batsmen and skillful bowlers on both sides. Badminton also witnessed absorbing matches as DPS Srinagar and APS Srinagar played singles and doubles matches. APS Srinagar scored a magnificent victory outclassing DPS Srinagar by a mile. In Basketball, DPS Srinagar turned the tables on DPS Budgam notching a comfortable victory.
The festival concluded with a glittering ceremony attended among others by Kiran Dhar, Principal DPS Srinagar B.S. Murali, Principal APS Srinagar and Principal Delhi Public School Budgam Mehfooz Aslam, Vice Principal DPS Srinagar Shafaq Afshan, Adminstrator DPS Srinagar Sana Bakshi. The dignitaries felicitated the winning, runner-up & participating teams. Each team was awarded according to their ranks. The event concluded with a heartfelt address by Principal DPS Srinagar who lauded the school for its exemplary effort in ensuring a climate of cooperation and inclusiveness while ensuring opportunities for students of other schools.
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