SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
SER CELEBRATES NATIONAL SPORTS DAY
Kolkata, 29thAugust, 2022:
South Eastern Railway has celebrated the National Sports Day today (29th August, 2022) to commemorate the Birth Anniversary of Hockey Legend Major Dhyanchand. This year the National Sports Day is being celebrated with the theme of “Sports as an enabler for an inclusive and fit society”. The aim of celebrating National Sports Day is to raise awareness about the values of sports, discipline, perseverance, team spirit and hard work.
To commemorate the day, South Eastern Railway Sports Association (SERSA) is also organising a number of sporting events at the headquarters and divisions involving the railway players as well as their wards and family members. SER is organising football matches, body building, power lifting competitions as well as tennis and table tennis events.
Ms. Archana Joshi, General Manager, SER has witnessed the final match of mixed doubles and men’s singles Table Tennis event. The winner of the mixed doubles Table Tennis match was Matangini Hazra Team consisting of Ms. Sutirtha Mukherjee and Sri Arjun Ghosh. The winner of the men’s singles was Sri Akash Pal. General Manager has given away the prizes to the winners as well as the other contestants of the final matches. During the prize distribution ceremony, Ms. Joshi said that National Sports Day is celebrated to bring the spirit of bonding, unity and inclusiveness. She encouraged the participants and also said that SER will extend all support to the players to excel in their fields. The eminent Table Tennis players Ms. Anindita Chakraborty , Sri Anirban Nandy and Principal Officers of SER were also present on the occasion.