Students of the Gayatri Vidyapith, Haridwar won a Gold Medal jointly at the State Level Table Tennis Competition for their excellent performance in the game. The event was organized on October 16 and 17 at Kotdwar Stadium for under-fifteen & under-seventeen category players. Ananya Tripathi of Gayatri Vidyapeeth defeated Kumud Mishra of Gayatri Vidyapeeth in under-fourteen Girls’ category. While Harvansh Chaubey ranked second in the Boys’ category. In under-seventeen Girls’ category, Vanshika Sharma and Preeti Singh of Gayatri Vidyapith defeated Kajal from Dehradun. Earlier, Tanmay Varma of Gayatri Vidyapith defeated Kamal from Nainital in the under-ninenteen category at Dehradun. From the entire state of Uttarakhand, chosen students from Gayatri Vidyapith – Tanmay Varma, Preeti Singh, Sakshi Singh, Harvansh Chaubey, Ananya Tripathi, Vanshika Shrama and Kumud Mishra, were selected for the Uttarakhand Team for Table Tennis Competition which was led by a student of the Vidyapith.
On returning from the program, the Pro Vice Chancellor of the University, Dr. Chinmay Pandya, congratulating the students, said that they have glorified the name of the Uttarakhand state. The result of incorporating learning in life from their very childhood is reflected in these students.
At the closing of the competition, all the competitors received blessings from the Honorable Chancellor of the University, Dr. Pranav Pandya and the Patron of the University, Adarniya Shail Jiji. According to the Honorable Chancellor, the seeds those germinate in the childhood of the children, always flourish like fruitful trees in future. The only requirement that is left to be fulfilled is the blending of Vidya with Shiksha (wisdom with knowledge) so that the all round development of students is accomplished.