National Sports Day was celebrated on a grand scale in various parts of the city on Monday. Dhyan Chand Memorial Sports Club, in association with District Sports Authority (DSA), celebrated the day at the DSA Stadium. Physical education trainer Seshagiri, who trained 25 sportsmen for national-level events, and four sportsmen from the district were felicitated.
Various competitions in sports and games were conducted for the students of Aditya Degree College for Women to mark the day. Prizes were presented to the winners. Rector K. Satya Prasad was the chief guest at the celebrations held at Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada. He said that students who secured engineering seats under sports quota must not forget the importance of sports. Directors G.V.R. Prasada Raju, K. Padma Raju were among the others who attended the programme.