Udupi, July 5, 2016: Kesardu Onji Dina, a rural sports fest organised at the marshy fields of Doddamane in Alevoor village saw enthusiastic participation of several people on July 3, Sunday. The event was organised under the joint aegis of the Department of Sports, Youth Services and Empowerment, Zilla Panchayat and Ganeshotsava Samithi Guddeyangady.
A variety of contests like tug of war, running race, pot breaking, volley ball were organised for children, men and women. There was even a special game for mothers called ’Moote Ota’ wherein mothers had to run with their kids on their backs.
To top it all, a traditional ’Ganji Oota’ was arranged for the participants. They were served rice, gujje sukka, thimare or Brahmi chutney, beetroot chutney etc.