National Games Gujarat 2022
Celebrating Unity through Sports
The 2022 National Games of India will be held in Gujarat from September 27 to October 10. The country’s most prestigious multi-discipline sporting event returns after a gap of seven years. The previous edition had happened in Kerala in 2015.
The official logo and motto of the games was unveiled on 22 July 2022. The logo depicts an Asiatic lion head make up of sporting pictograms and the Statue of Unity. The official motto of the games is "Celebrating unity through sports". The games mascot is Savaj, the Asiatic Lion. The curtain raiser event was held on 4 September 2022 at EKA Arena.
The 36th edition of the National Games will be held across six cities of Gujarat — Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot and Bhavnagar. Gujarat will host the National Games for the first time. This will be the 36th edition of the National Games, and an estimated 7,000 athletes will take part across 36 sporting disciplines. Only one event - cycling (track) - is set to be organised at the Velodrome in Delhi. The Games will see participation from all 28 states and eight Union Territories, as it seeks to promote the theme, ‘Sports for Unity’.
We, at Gajera International School, Utran celebrated National Games Gujarat 2022 on 15th & 16th September by organising few games like Chess, Kabaddi, Yoga, Skate ball, Basketball, Volleyball etc. with the presence of eminent guests – Ms. Hetalben Khadcha – PSI at Utran Police Station, Mr. Anilbhai Patel – officer at Agriculture Dept., Sh. Rahulbhai Balasara – Officer at Mota Varachha Fire Station, Dr. Apeksha Patel & Dr. Ankita Vachhani – Medical Officers at Utran Health Center. The event was started with Lamp Lightening and all the participants took the oath to follow the Fit India movement. The National games anthem was celebrated with great enthusiasm and respect. All the participants were awarded with certificates at the end of the event. It was wonderful to see the energy and enthusiasm of all the learners.
By Gajera International School, Utran