Noida: The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP), which takes place annually on 6 April, presents an opportunity to recognize the positive role sport and physical activity play in communities and in people’s lives across the globe.
“Sport has the power to change the world; it is a fundamental right and a powerful tool to strengthen social ties and promote sustainable development and peace, as well as solidarity and respect for all,” said Dr Sandeep Marwah Chancellor of AAFT University of Media and Arts in a sports conference especially conducted to celebrate International Day of Sport for Development and Peace.
“Only few days back from 29th to 31st March we have finished with 3 day sports event under Asian Premier League and all AAFT colleges in Noida participated in grand event. Before that AAFT University at Raipur had a wonderful time during sports day. Athlema , another sports event is going to take place on 19th of April where 2500 athletes are participating. Sports are about those incredible moments where sheer human will and desire overcomes the odds. These are the moments we remember,” added Dr Marwah thanking everyone for their cooperation.
Dr Marwah has a world record in sports-He merged media and sports together during xix Commonwealth Games 2010 in Delhi when Queen’s Baton Relay was covered from Wagah border to Nehru Stadium touching 28 states 5 Union territories 20,000 kilo meters, 300 events, 900 cities and clicked 10,000 pictures, 1000 hours of film making, 102 radio programs, 102 short films in 102 days. The opening film of the main event was also prepared by Marwah Studios. Sandeep Marwah was one of the 900 people selected for carrying Queens Baton, and he did from Jaipur to Delhi.