DPS Srinagar organises Cross Country Run

Srinagar: After a hiatus of three years due to the pandemic, Delhi Public School Srinagar organised a cross country run for its students on Friday.
The students ran across a distance of five (05) kms from Naseem Bagh to Nishat via the foreshore road.
More than 400 children supervised by 50 teachers participated in the race. Mursal Riaz of grade 8th B, Issa Farooq 8th A, and Murshid Riaz 8th E secured the 1st, 2nd and 3rd positions respectively in the boys category, while Gazala Qadir, 7th H, Aisha Yatoo of 7th G, and Fatima Gowhar of 7th C secured 1st, 2nd and 3rd positions respectively in the girls category.
Speaking on the occasion, Principal Shafaq Afshan said, “It is such a delight to see that students are able to re-experience the joys of running and competing while letting their hair down. In the days to come, we will organise more such events so that students can be integrated back into the environment that nurtures them.
The Chairman, Vijay Dhar reciprocated her sentiment and said, “At DPS Srinagar we pride in cultivating a holistic educational ethic in students and cross country runs serve this function. Our attitude is to face adversity head-on, and counter it by endeavour and action. Many congratulations to all stakeholders for taking the lead in this.”

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