Monday, September 20, 2010


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LONAVLA, SEPTEMBER 20, 2010: The Maval Inter-School Table- Tennis and Badminton Tournament was organized by the Past Pupils of Don Bosco Lonavla in collaboration with Lonavla Municipal Cooperation on September 18 and September 19, 2010.

Around fifteen schools of the Maval Taluka participated in the tournament with a total of seven hundred entries. The Tournament began on September 18, 2010 in the morning. Fr. Cletus D’souza the Rector of Don Bosco Lonavla and Mr. Varthak the Vice-President of Lonavla Municipal Corporation were the important dignitaries for the inauguration ceremony. Fr. Cletus D’souza the Rector of the Institute declared Mistab 2010 open. In all the three games Table-Tennis, Chess and Badminton the categories were Under-13, Under-16, Under-19; Except Table-Tennis had the open category. All the games were open for both boys and girls.

The knock-out rounds for seven hundred entries were completed on the first day itself. The second day witnessed the quarters, semis and the finals of the three games in all the categories. It was interesting to see people of different age-groups coming together for the tournament. Some came to cheer their grand children, children, and friends. Among the participants were young people and people young at heart. The Rector of the Institute Fr. Cletus D’souza and Cl. Ranson were participants for the tournament in the open category.

The tournament was a great success. Kudos to the Past Pupils of Don Bosco Lonavla along with their coordinator Fr. Lorenzo D’souza and the community of Don Bosco Lonavla. Run, Jump, play but don’t sin…

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