Friendship day with a difference

Speech and Hearing impaired youths of NAB, Yadavgiri, Mysore were imparted education on Protect creatures and Nature by Rotary Mysore Midtown as part of Friendship Day. Members of Rotary Mysore Midtown invited 25 specially-abled persons for an archery programme.

President of the Rotary Midtown Raghavendra said the club was conducting archery camp for the specially challenged people as it was a very famous during Sanskrit epic period.

Recreation

But later it was used by royal families for hunting purposes and in modern times the same is being used for recreational purpose. Shankara subramanaya N, Program Director and former chairman of IAMAS said though it is competitive sport in Olympics but its loosing its sheen in the modern times due to lack of infrastructure.

Ranjitha of Mandya Dist who excelled in scoring more marks among her fraternity in the archery said this is the first encounter with the archery and wished rotary provide them with different perspective of adventure sports.

Friendships Day

Later special friendship bands were tied on the wrist of the youths with a message protect nature, smallest creatures, for ecological balance of Mother Earth.

The trainers were Rajeev T, Shreyas Kondibyle, Lakshman Raju, Sahana R, Ananya Balasubramanya, Arpitha, Swathi and Karthik K M.

Others present were Manoj Kumar, Vishwanath, Venkatesh, Pradeep, Sundar, Alagappan, Gopal and Sunanda Patra.

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