July 21, 2024
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National Sports Day

The National Sports Day of India was celebrated in St. John International School, Palghar in Tribute to the legendary hockey player Major Dhyan Chand. The students were provided with the information about the importance of ‘Sports’ and the relevance of National Sports Day during the Assembly.

The day marks the birth anniversary of hockey wizard, Major Dhyan Chand. He was born on 29th August, 1905 at Allahabad. In the year 1926, he was selected for the Indian Hockey Team for the tour of New Zealand & won many medals for our country.

On this occasion, all the students from Grade I to V  participated in various sports activities with great enthusiasm and zeal. The Principal ,Sports teacher with the students worshipped  and offered prayer to the sports equipments. The children learnt a lot about true sportsmanship and the value of playing games.

Students were seen playing with true team spirit and the celebration of National Sports Day echoed in the corridors and playground.