Daijiworld News Network - Bangalore (JP/MB)
Bangalore, Feb 6: Lioness Jessie Rodrigues, Councillor for Sports in Lioness Council of Bangalore, District 324 D1, organized Lioness Council Sports Meet on Maxwell Public School Grounds on Saturday, February 4. In all, 42 Lioness Clubs participated in the program.
'Thala Poli' welcome for guests
The dignitaries were welcomed by "Thala Poli", a traditional way of welcoming the guests with deepam, followed by fanfair and general salute by School band, leading them to the dais. Invocation song was followed by Flag salutation by Council Treasurer Lioness Prabha, after which one-minute silence was observed for world peace.
Inauguration by releasing pigeons
District Chairman for Lioness Clubs Lion R. Chandrasena welcomed the gathering and inaugurated the sports. Associate Chairperson Lioness Kalavathi Phutane addressed the gathering.
Jessie Rodrigues administering the oath, and presenting memento to one of the guests
Jessie accepting Olympic torch from the Lioness Prabha
District Councilor for Sports Lioness Jessie Rodrigues administered the oath and carried the Olympic torch. The Past District Governor, Lion B.V.Achutananda Reddy, advised the importance of sports in our daily lives.
Lioness Jessie Rodrigues presented the special guests with mementoes. Lion K.S. Babu secretary of Maxwell Public school was the guest of honour.
The Sports meet was preceded by an unique dance by the students of Maxwell Public School, depicting the sun rise which was applauded by one and all.
Sunflower dance group
The winners were awarded with prizes. The programme concluded with Prize distribution and vote of thanks by Council Secretary Lioness Girijashree followed by lunch.
It was certainly a very memorable day in the lives of all the Lionesses as young and old actively participated in all the events.