Mangaluru, Dec 17, 2018: The annual sports meet of journalists held at the Football Ground at Nehru Maidan on December 16, Sunday was inaugurated by District Superintendent of Police Dr B R Ravikanthe Gowda. The event was jointly organised by the DK District Working Journalists’ Union, Mangaluru Press Club and Patrika Bhavan Trust.
Speaking on the occasion, he said participation in sports makes a person strong both physically and mentally. Journalists who always have work pressures will get much needed reprieve through sports activities, he said.
MCC Commissioner Mohammad Nazeer and senior journalist Manohar Prasad were the chief guests. President of DK District Working Journalists’ Union Srinivas Nayak Indaje presided over the function. Information Officer Khader Shah, Press club President Annu, Patrika Bhavan Trust President K Anand Shetty, General Secretary of Journalists Association Ibrahim Adkasthala and Association Vice President Sharath Shetty Kinnigoli were also present.
A variety of fun contests like banana eating, ice cream eating, chakkuli eating competitions, cricket, slow bike race, 100 meters race, musical chair etc were held.