Baptist High School sports week underway
Kohima, March 29 (EMN): The three-day annual sports meet of Baptist High School, Kohima got underway today at D Khel local ground.
The special guest, Deo Nukhu, parliamentary secretary for Higher and Technical Education addressing the student said that sports activities discipline a person, and ‘to stay healthy and maintain a clean habit, it is important to take part in sports’.
Statingg that sports is closely related to health, he mentioned good health requires exercise.
“Games and sports participation discipline you and will overcome laziness, people who are lazy cannot play games and sports, you have to maintain and discipline yourself” says Nukhu.
Citing that walking is a good exercise, he urged the student around the school locality to walk on foot.
He however lamented that today’s youth lacks physical fitness, ‘even to join armed forces, today the youths (dropout from college or school) are not fit to qualify in the entrance test, as they cannot even jump 4 feet to qualify’ and further called upon the students to join in any activities, and practice regular exercise to stay fit to progress in all front.
He later declared the annual sports open. The sports week will conclude on March 31.