Lucknow: Sports Fest-2023 at Shia P.G. College, Lucknow was inaugurated by Danish Azad Ansari, Minister for Minority Welfare, Muslim Waqf and Haj, Government of Uttar Pradesh. Lucknow, Mayor Sanyukta Bhatia as well as ACP Bazar Khala Sunil Kumar participated and encouraged the winners of various competitions by awarding them at the conclusion of the three-day ‘Shiad Sports Fest’ competition. Addressing the students, the mayor told that the government is bound to promote sports, under which the Khelo India campaign is being run.
The Mayor said that the talent of the contestants comes to the fore in the competitions organized in the college. Due to which their way to go to the state level sports is easy. He especially informed that participating in sports keeps the body healthy and a healthy mind resides in a healthy body.
Director, Sports and Physical Education, Dr. Kunwar Jai Singh said that cricket, carrom and table tennis were organized under the boys category in the games organized on the first day. Discus throw, javelin throw, high jump, shot put and long jump, badminton and tug of war were organized on the second day. Syeda Bano and Afra Afzal’s team emerged victorious in Carrom Doubles under the girls’ category in the events organized on the last day. In table tennis, Kashaf Khan won the title by defeating Tayyaba Bano. And in Carrom (singles), Tayyaba Bano got the first position. In Badminton singles, Tayyaba Siddiqui registered an interesting win by defeating Ayesha Aziz. And in the doubles match, the team of Maryam Fatima and Tayyaba Bano got the first place. Shia Black over Shea White, Shia Black over Shia Red in Kabaddi and Shia Red over Shia Black in basketball competition under boys category.
On this occasion Secretary Majlise Ulema Maulana Yasoob Abbas, Board Members Dr. Sarwat Taqi, Mr. Farzan Rizvi, College Principal Professor S. Shabihe Raza Baqri, Finance Officer Dr. M.M. Ejaz Abbas, IQAC Coordinator Dr. M.M. Abu Tayyab, Prof. MK Shukla, Prof. B.B. Srivastava, Prof. Shabi Raza, Prof. Jamal Haider Zaidi, Prof. Sameena Shafiq, Prof. Mehndi Abbas, Prof. Anjum Abrar, Prof. Shad Hussain, Dr. Tanveer Hasan, Dr. Noorin Zaidi, Dr. Maneka Giri, Dr. Raza Shabbir, Dr. Armaan Takvi, Dr. Amit Rai , Dr. Munendra Singh, Dr. Mo. Ali, Dr. Archana Singh, Dr. Sai Ali Mehndi and Robin Verma including teachers, non-teaching staff and students were present.