Meerut Public School Main Wing hosts 7th MPS Inter School Basketball Tournament
The euphoric morning of 25th Nov 2017 witnessed the Basketball titans of Meerut City clashing hard against each other in the coveted 7th MPS Inter School Basketball Tournament for Boys & Girls 2017-2018. The event envisaged- success, honour, respect and friendship through a competitive and true sportsmanship. The 18 exuberant teams of boys and girls from the reputed schools of Meerut basked in this illustrious event to prove their indomitable spirit and grab the Trophy. The event was embellished by the distinguished Chief Guest Brig. Anit Kaura, SM, GOC in C, 9 Infantry Division. On the scene in the event were Mr. Mirza Baig, Secretary, Meerut Basket Ball Association and sister Principals of MPS clan as distinguished Guests of Honour. The Principal Mr. Sanjeev Aggarwal accorded a floral welcome to the Chief Guest and esteemed dignitaries and introduced the Chief Guest to the audience. The Hon’ble Founder Chairman Sh. Tara Chand Shastri and Director of MPS Group, Mr. Vikramjeet Singh Shastri enkindled the occasion with their austere presence and expressed their anticipation with their words of motivation. The program ensued with the kindling of Holy lamp to invoke the blessings of the Almighty. The School Choir gave an empyrean presentation followed by a flamboyant cultural fiesta which left the gathering mesmerized. The splendid event was formally inaugurated when the Principal administered the oath to the 18 teams of Boys & Girls followed by the Chief Guest shooting the basket. The inaugural program concluded with the Semi-Final matches between the teamsof Army Public School & DAV and MPS Main Wing (A) & St. Johns in Boys category where Army Public School and MPS Main Wing won respectively, and between the teams of MPS for Girls (A) & MPS for Girls (B) and MPS Main Wing & Army Public School in Girls Category where MPS for Girls (A) and MPS Main Wing respectively took over.
The three day gala event saw its closing on 27th Nov. 2017. Brig. Devasheesh Chowdhury, Commander, Pine Artillery Brigade graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. His wife, Mrs. Monika Chowdhury’s noteworthy presence as the Guest of Honor overwhelmed the gathering. Mr. Mirza Baig, Secretary, Meerut Basketball Association, Mrs. Madhu Sirohi and Mrs. Reeta Gupta, the venerated Principals of MPS for Girls and Army Public School respectively, were also the distinguished Guests of Honour. The teams battled for the title with fervor and zealous spirit. The Finals were played between the teams of MPS for Girls (A) & MPS Main Wing in the Girls Category where MPS for Girls emerged as the Winner and MPS Main Wing & Army Public School in the Boys Category where MPS Main Wing brought laurels to the School. Riya Baliyan and Umar Mirza were enunciated as the Best Players of the Tournament.