The S. P. College, Srinagar Wednesday organized annual Road Race for Boys from Nehru Park to Nishat Bagh, in which 93 students participated.
The Principal of the College Dr. Yaseen Ahmad Shah flagged off the race at 6:00 am. Mr. Mujeer Ahmad B.Sc 1st year student emerged as the winner of the road race 2016, followed by Mr. Tanveer Ahmad, B.Sc 3rd year and Athar Hamid B.Sc 1st year students who secured second and third positions respectively.
At the award distribution function the Principal highlighted the importance of co-curricular activities and encouraged students to take active part in the forth coming sports events. He assured full support to the Sports Board for organizing intra and inter college sports events. The faculty members of the college viz Prof. Mairaj ud-Din Sheikh, Prof, Shah Jehan (Staff Secretary), Prof. Noor Mohammad Malik (Convener) and Dr. Farooq Ahmad Rather also highlighted the importance and role of sports in present era.
The first three winners were presented Trophies, Track suits and Jogger shoes, and medals were also presented to all participants. The Principal and others who spoke at the event acknowledged the Department of Health, Police and SMC for their cooperation in organizing the event.