‘Studies and sports must go hand in hand’ says Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Retd) BD Mishra

BD Mishra
BD Mishra

A Correspondent

ITANAGAR, July 29: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Retd) BD Mishra accompanied by the First Lady of the State Neelam Misra visited the Raj Bhavan Children Park in the Raj Bhavan Complex, ‘B’ Sector, Itanagar and interacted with the children playing in the park on Sunday.

The Governor ever after his arrival in the station has been taking keen interest in developing the two children parks and has provided more play units in the parks. The Governor and the First Lady of the State felicitated the children and distributed snacks, ice cream, juice and cakes prepared by the Raj Bhavan.

The Governor exhorted the children to play in the park and also take part in games and sports. He said that along with studies, they must be physically fit. He told them about the grand old saying, “Healthy mind in a healthy body”.

Stressing that the children should excel in life to become better citizens, he said that they must be mentally and physically fit. He emphasized the need of play fields in various localities as also in the schools throughout the State.

He called upon the parents and guardians to encourage the children to take regular physical exercise and engage in outdoor activities. The Governor has been regularly emphasizing on the care takers of the parks to pay attention to the safety of the children.