SAHAS – The women empowerment cell of Kirori Mal College, part of the National Service Scheme organised Pahal 2016, an inter college athletic meet. Registrations went on for three days on the 26th, 27th and 28th of this month. The athletic meet was organised on 29th and 30th.
Nearly 300 students from different colleges registered their names and over 220 participated on both days. On spot registrations accounted for 50 to 60 participants. Most of the students participated in more than one event.
Being the first of its kind, PAHAL began last year out of an idea to organise an athletic meet through the Women Empowerment Cell. Although in 2015, the competition was limited to within KMC, this year they decided to make it an inter college event. Students from various colleges such as Miranda House, Daulat Ram, Satyawati, Bharati, HansRaj, Institute of Home Economics (IHE) and Ramjas college participated in PAHAL’16. Bharati college saw the maximum number of participants and bagged most of the medals.
PAHAL DAY ONE:
The events on the first day were 100m race, Shot-put, Lemon Spoon Race, Broad Jump and Relay Race. Anju from Miranda House bagged the first position in relay race with Lalita and Paridhi from Bharati college in the second and third position respectively.
In Shot-put, Richa of IHE came first winning by 0.34m. Janvi (8.02m) and Paridhi (7.84m) of Bharati College came in the second and third position respectively.
The Lemon Spoon race was won by the home team with Ridhi and Shivangi of KMC in the first and second position while Shilpa of Satyawati college placing third. In the Broad Jump category, Pooja and Usha of IHE bagged the first and third position while R.V.M. Roy of Miranda House came second. Bharati college dominated the Relay Race by occupying the first and second positions while IHE placed third.
PAHAL DAY TWO:
Events on the second day comprised of 200m race, Discuss Throw, Three Legged race and Tug of War. In the 200m sprint, Kritika from Bharati college won the first position. Anju from Miranda and Sapna from Ramjas college placed second and third respectively.
Winners for the Discuss Throw were Dimple from Miranda House (1st), Jyoti (2nd) and Chanchal (3rd) from Bharati college.
Shruti and Shivangi from KMC won the first position in the Three Legged race. Pratibha and Aashinsa from Bharati college came second while Usha and Pooja from IHE placed third.
The Tug of War competition was also won by Bharati college. Sack race was cancelled due to lack of participation.
The Faculty member who helped supervise the event were NSS Programming officer, Mr. Arun Kumar Tripathi along with Mr. Khusro Moin from the Geography department, Mr. Samir Singh from Economics and Mr. Ramananda Mayanglambam, Proctorial Committee Convenor from the Chemistry department.
As Nikhil Kumar, Head of SAHAS put it,” Organising such an event within a short span is a feat in itself and we hope SAHAS’17 will be even better”.