City Police Sports Meet: CAR Cops lift Champion Trophy

City Police Sports Meet: CAR Cops lift Champion Trophy

November 30, 2023

B.D. Dinesh of CAR and Pratheeksha of NR Sub-Division adjudged Overall Champions in Men’s and Women’s Section

City Armed Reserve (CAR) Police emerged as champion at the two-day Annual Sports Meet of City Police that concluded at Police Parade Ground at the foot of Chamundi Hill here last evening.

CAR Police, who did exceptionally well in all the sporting events, bagged the Overall Champion Trophy and also received the Rolling Trophy.

Among men, B.D. Dinesh of CAR Police wing secured the Overall Champion title, while Pratheeksha of NR Sub-Division was adjudged as Overall Champion in the women’s section. They were awarded a trophy and bicycle for the outstanding performance.

Pratheeksha of NR Sub-Division and B.D. Dinesh of CAR Police wing, who secured the ‘Overall Champion’ title in the women’s and men’s section respectively, seen with their trophies.

Tug-Of-War event that had aroused curiosity for the contestants in Men’s category vying with each other to show their mettle, was won by CAR Police, while Traffic Police had to be content for Runners-Up trophy. In the Women’s category, KR Sub-Division Police finished as winners and Vijayanagar Sub-Division had to be satisfied for Runners-Up. Both the Winners and Runners-Up were rewarded with a cash prize.

Cricket: CAR Police team, captained by City Police Commissioner B. Ramesh, lifted the Winners trophy defeating Vijayanagar Sub-Division team led by DCP (Crime and Traffic) S. Jahnavi as Captain. In the cricket tournament held for the category of Inspectors and above, Commissioner’s Eleven won the trophy against DCP (Law & Order) M. Muthuraj-led team which had to be satisfied for Runners-Up trophy.

Relay: In the Men’s category (4×100 metres), CAR Police team including Vinay Shankar, B.D. Dinesh, Abhilash and M.G. Nagaraj finished first, followed by Traffic Police team including Siddharuda, Mylari, Preetham and Nithin, who came second.

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While in 4×400 metres race, CAR Police team, including Arun, Sunil, Nagaraj and Kariyappa Bandi won first prize and NR Sub-Divison’s Shashank, Kumar, Praveen and Rakesh won second prize.

In Women’s category (4×100 metres) Relay race, NR Sub-Division team, including Shwetha, Bhargavi, Vidyashree and Pratheeksha got first prize and Vijayanagar Sub-Division team including Manjushree, Tanushree, Pooja and Shwetha got second prize.

Shooting: The Pistol-Shooting Competition conducted for IPS Officers category saw City Police Commissioner B. Ramesh winning the first prize, while in Revolver-Shooting, DCP (Law & Order) M. Muthuraj won the first prize.

Journalists: In the 50-metre Running Race conducted for journalists, Prajavani photographer Anup won first prize, Mysuru Mithra reporter Mohan Kayaka second and Andolana photographer Ravi Gavimata third prize.

Prizes were also distributed to the winners of various other events like Running Race (100 metres, 200 metres and 5,000 metres, Shot-Put, Javelin-Throw and Badminton among others.

City Police Commissioner B. Ramesh, DCP (Law and Order) M. Muthuraj, DCP (Crime and Traffic) S. Jahnavi,  DCP (CAR) Maruthi, Mounted Police Commandant Shylendra and other Police Officers were present.

Sports helps in keeping mind cool: RC Dr. Prakash

Regional Commissioner (RC) of Mysuru Division Dr. G.C. Prakash, who distributed prizes to winners of the Sports Meet, said: “Police Department plays a key role in providing security to the people. The Police who always work under stress rarely look happy. The annual Sports Meet helps in keeping the                                                mind cool.”

Saying that, we have done our mite to value the service of Police who lost their life due to COVID infection, by providing jobs to their bereaved family members on compassionate grounds at the places they preferred, RC Prakash advised the Police to be always ready to maintain law and order in  the society.


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