Friends of Madhya Pradesh- NYNJ chapter, celebrated its first Sports Day on June 18th in Princeton Country Club Picnic Area in Princeton. Known for its summer Picnic, the group focussed this Father’s Day only around sports and games and few other activities.
All the participants were divided into 4 teams named after famous towns of MP – Mandu Ravens- Blue, Kanha Tigers – White, Pachmari Panthers – Pink and Maheshwar Titans – Grey. The teams chose their color, and all participants of the team wore the same color for the day.
For Cricket and Volleyball, every team had women and teen players, along with men. The weather cooperated, as live commentary, scoring and cheering made it a highly enjoyable event. Team Mandu Ravens won the cricket Cup in the final innings with 11 huge sixes. Team Kanha Tigers won the Volleyball Cup. The awards were given by Mrs Shanti Jain visiting from Indore, Family Elder of Bansal Family.
In addition, there were many board games and active games for the children at the event. To mark the Father’s Day, a special celebratory Cake and mithai were served, Special Flash Mob dances by kids and women were performed. Friends of MP has now grown to 500 families in the tristate area.