January 19, 2014 : Governor of Goa Shri B. V. Wancho has underscored need to organize sports meets and workshops on a regular basis, so as to identify young athletes as amusement for children, but also stimulate their mental and physical growth. said that Sports is the quintessential feature of healthy living.
The Governor was speaking at the Sports meet of Keshav Seva Sadhana School for Special Children at the Playground of Narayan Zantye College of Commerce, Vathadev Bicholim today.
Chairman of the Keshav Seva Sadhana School for Special Children Shri Sagar Shetye, Manager Shri Makarand Kamat, Administrator, Smt. KetkiKhanolkar, headmistress, Smt. Sanjana Prabhudesai, Tachers and staff were present on the occasion.
Speaking further the Governor Sports events he said are essentially social in nature and facilitate the coming together of people from various parts and fields. Sports enables people to break cultural barriers and speak a language that is understood by all. Sportsmanship is the soul essence of sports and therefore the Governor said that the was extremely happy to be associated with the sports meet of Keshav Seva Sadhana School and have enormous faith that true sportsmanship will be reflected by all the participants of the meet.
He was delighted to learn about the achievements of Miss. Vibha Ajit kanekar, Sunny Govind Kalangutkar , Pooja Rehsm amongst other students and said that it only reaffirms hi faith that students of this institution will shine even in sports activities.
The Governor said that it has been famously said that it is only in defeat that a man reveals himself. Losing a game with real sportsmanship, reflects the resilience, grace, dignity and true character of the participant. One must realize that in a sport, one person or team has to win and the other side has to lost. He hoped that all the children will surely reflect true sportsmanship while participating in the meet.