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Gliding past challenges, govt-run schoolchildren take to skating

DNAHM128424 | 6/12/2019 | Author : Smitha R | WC :480 | Education & Careers

No Limits With help of donated skates, 146 of the 220 students of Ropda village take up an expensive sport

When we talk of sports in India the first thought that comes to our mind is cricket. But here is a government-run school in Ropda village of Daskroi Taluka in Ahmedabad city has let you wondering why India doesn't focus more on various sports.
The sheer determination of the principal to ensure that every child learns a sport has made the students coming from financially weaker background get hooked to an expensive sport like skating.
The school Ropada Primary School proudly boasts of 146 skaters who are working hard to compete at district and inter-school level competitions. The school teaches the sport for free, as children come from a humble background.
In the year 2015, the school of principal Nishith Acharya put up
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