05-DEC-2018: Riding Club organizes Oath and Peak Cap Ceremony
Aligarh, December 5: 'Under the Captainship of Mohd Nadeem Ansari, the Muslim University Riding Club (MURC) will scale new heights', said Chief Guest , Mr Abdul Hameed (IPS) , Registrar of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) while addressing the MURC Oath and Peak Cap Ceremony of the Club.
Recollecting his training period as an IPS Officer where riding was mandatory, the Registrar shared how he honed up the riding skills. "AMU has a historical Riding Club and the members of the Club will continue to bring laurels to the University", he added.
AMU Games Committee Secretary Prof Amjad Rizvi thanked Mr Yasser A Khan (an alumnus and former member of the Club) for pledging a horse to the Club. He urged the students to take keen interest in sports as it keeps them fresh and active.
He informed that the Club already qualified for National Equestrian Championship (NEC) to take place in December?2018 at Gurugram, Haryana
Dr Wasif Mohammad Ali, President, Riding Club, in his welcome address pointed out that AMU riders have won several prizes in All India Equestrian events throughout the country.
According to him, MURC is more than 130 years old and it needs more horses as the membership has been increasing day by day.
In the ceremony, the newly appointed Captain Mohd Nadeem Ansari said it is a proud moment for him as the Captain of the Club, whose members have participated and won gold medals in Equestrian events held by India Army, BSF, State Police and President?s Bodyguards.
Captain Nadeem, Rtd Head Groom (Munshi) Deen Mohammad, Mohd Khurshid (Draper) and Ale Ali were felicitated on the occasion while Imran Khan (Shibli), Coach and Mr Mahaveer Singh, Instructor (riding club) were also applauded for their contribution
Members of the team which will participate in NEC are: Md Nadeem Ansari (Captain), Imran Ghazi, Saud Ali, Maaz K Sherwani, Shadaan Sabi, Umair Khan and Mohd Wahid.
Prof Nafees Ansari, Dr Yunus Ansar, AMUSU Vice President Mr Hamza Sufiyan, former Captain Mr Ghazali, Danish, Arham, Danish, Tanseer and Shahab, along with all the club members, were present on the occasion.
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Related PicturesAMU Registrar Mr Abdul Hamid IPS with Games Committee Secretary and Riding Club President and Riding Captain