The first anniversary celebration of Madras Sports Trust took place in Anna University Alumni Club in Boat Club on Friday, June 7th 2019.

The first anniversary celebration of Madras Sports Trust took place in Anna University Alumni Club in Boat Club on Friday, June 7th 2019.

The first anniversary celebration of Madras Sports Trust took place in Anna University Alumni Club in Boat Club on Friday, June 7th 2019.

The invitees strolled in around 7 pm and at around 7.45 pm The chief guest, Director. Bharathiraja arrived follo wed by Mr. Ravi the owner of Namma Veedu Vasanta Bhavan accompanied by the upcoming hero of Kollywood, Mr. Vasanth Ravi. Mr. Ashwin the Director of Convo joined in the celebration. The other invitees like the coaches and Master. Kabilan the first enrolled member of MST and others joined in.

The program started with the MC for the day Mr. Prince inviting everyone to stand for “thamizh thaai vazhthu” followed by the lighting of the kuthuvilakku by the Chief Guest and the special invitees. Then Ms.Merlyn welc omed the guests of the evening. This was followed by the presentation of the achievements of the MST by Mr. Roy Anand.

Mr. Vinod introduced the chief guest and the other dignitaries who were honored with a shawl and a bouquet. Mr. Vinod then spoke on the humble beginnings of MST and the founder Mr. Roy Varghese. The Chief Guest Dir ector.Bh arathi raja started his speech by his customary opening “En Iniya Thamizh Makale” and spoke about how he met Mr.R oy Varghese who is such a humble person and how MST would scale new heights because of the sin cere efforts by the founder and his team.

Mr. Ravi the owner of Vasantha Bhavan spoke very encouragingly of the Madras Sports Trust’s initiative of en couraging the sport smanship of the Govt. school students and also assured of stan ding by Mr. Roy Varghese the Founder in all his endeavors.Mr. Vasanth Ravi, our new hero on the block, spoke of how being present in such events and learning of activities of Madras Sports Trust is so inspiring and rejuvenates one’s spirit to face the chal lenges in life. He too assured M ST of his continued support and said that he would be present for the 25th an niversary too.Mr. Ashwin the Director of Convo in his speech expressed his awe of the Madras Sports Trust’s efforts and immediately assured that he would share a percentage of all his bills and set aside as contribution for MST.

Mr. Roy Varghese, the founder then gave the vote of thanks and expressed how grateful he was to all the dignit aries who made it a point to attend this function amidst all their busy schedule. He spo ke what inspired him to begin this project and how Director Bhar athiraja stood as a big support to him. Mr.Roy also spoke of how Mr. Pa ul Pandian, his boss, kept motivating him from the time he expressed his idea to him. He also mentioned that the day happens to be Mr. Paul Pandian’s birthday. Mr. Roy said that from the support that the dignitaries offered he is sure that he can march on boldly and with renewed energy. Finally, the celebration ended with photographs be ing taken by the team and participants with the chief guest and other dignitaries.

Finally, the function got over with everyone having dinner.