Madurai, Oct 20: How to get your school in the front page of local newpaper? Easy, just call an Oympic bronze medalist boxer Vijender Singh. That is what Velammal Residential School in Madurai did.
Other than Vijender Sungh, Syed Kirmani and Roger Binny were also present. Adressing over 2,000-odd students, he opined sports only can make people smart and fit. Lauding him for his achievement, Madurai Collector SS Jawahar expressed hope that he would bag the gold in the London Olympics in 2012.
Under the Anaithu Grama Anna Marumalarchi Thittam, sports facilities were being provided to schools in all villages. Lauding the Velammal Education Trust for inviting luminaries from various disciplines, Kirmani said they would inspire students to achieve.